Merritt Paulson hinted that Portland and Major League Soccer were aiming high for next summer's All-Star Game opponent.
And if reports are to be believed, they've hit their mark.
La MLS asegura que aun no hay un rival para el Partido de las Estrellas, a pesar de los rumores sobre Bayern Munich
Merritt Paulson, propietario de los Portland Timbers, aseguró que están apuntando alto para escoger al rival del Partido de las Estrellas de la MLS en 2014, que se llevará a cabo en Portland el próximo verano.
Webeando Fútbol: Johnny Leverón vuelve a la bicolor, Red Bulls siguen en la punta y Vucetich cierra la No-Vela
JOHNNY LEVERÓN DE LOS VANCOUVER WHITECAPS VUELVE A LA SELECCIÓN CATRACHA
The 2013 AT&T MLS All-Star Game was only the beginning for AS Roma.
The Italian club, which is now making the US market a priority, wants an even tighter relationship with Major League Soccer and its clubs.
VIDEO: Jimmy Conrad's KC posse showed serious love to the local legend during All-Star week | THE SIDELINE
Jimmy "Conradinho" Conrad still has a posse in Kansas City, and that was proved beyond doubt this week during every event leading up to the 2013 MLS All-Star Game in KC.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – OK, All-Star haters, I hear your whining. And you’ve got a point.
MONTREAL — Marco Di Vaio, matchmaker?
For Italian Serie A players seeking information on MLS, Di Vaio is a definite resource, all the more with the interest that his All-Star caliber 2013 season has generated in Italy.
But on Wednesday, instead of a phone call or text, he received an in-person inquiry after the MLS All-Stars’ 3-1 defeat to Italian side AS Roma at Sporting Park.
Well, that was fun.
No, the All-Stars didn't win, but fans in KC and watching on television were treated to an entertaining display of soccer from some of the top stars in MLS and abroad, not to mention a memorable week of events in Kansas City. In fact, the hype is already building in some corners for the league's 2014 summer showcase, with the enticing prospect of a game at JELD-WEN Field on the cards.
Sporting KC "soldier" Aurelien Collin gladly logs full shift for All-Stars despite impending RBNY tilt
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – As one of just two players given the full 90 in the AT&T MLS All-Star Game, Aurélien Collin might have spared some energy for Sporting Kansas City's important Eastern Conference date with New York on Saturday (6:30 pm ET, NBCSN).