NEW YORK (Friday, March 22, 2013) – North America’s most talented young soccer players once again have an opportunity to showcase their skills in front of Major League Soccer scouts as the seventh edition of Sueño MLS – Presented by Allstate, the nationally televised search for soccer’s top undiscovered talent, returns to Univision Network’s popular weekly sports entertainment program, República Deportiva (Sports Republic), this Sunday, March 24. Colombian legend and Sueño MLS Ambassador Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama will unveil the 2013 host cities, tryout dates and player registration details.
Through Sueño MLS – Presented by Allstate, several standouts have been discovered since its launch in 2007, including first-year winner, Jorge Villafaña (formerly Jorge Flores), now a professional player with Chivas USA, and 2008 Dallas winner, Gabriel Funes Mori, who stars for River Plate in Argentina along with his twin brother and fellow Sueño MLS finalist Jose.
The Allstate Good Hands® top goalkeeper award - El Portero Allstate -- will once again be presented to the best goalkeeper in the competition under the guidance of Mexican goalkeeping legend and Republica Deportiva co-host Felix Fernandez.
WHAT: Live announcement of registration details, cities and tryout dates for the 2013 edition of Sueño MLS – Presented by Allstate, the nationally televised search for soccer’s top young, undiscovered talent.
WHEN: Sunday, March 24, 12 noon - 2 p.m. ET (12 noon - 2 p.m. PT)
WHERE: Univision Network’s sports entertainment program República Deportiva
WHO: República Deportiva co-hosts Fernando Fiore and Félix Fernández, with Sueño MLS Ambassador and Colombian legend Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama
MLS sponsors participating in Sueño MLS – Presented by Allstate also include adidas, Gatorade, Pepsi and Volkswagen.