LIGA MX announces roster for 2022 MLS All-Star Game at Allianz Field

UPDATE, July 22 – LIGA MX's 26th player at the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target has been picked by Executive President Mikel Arriola, adding Santos Laguna goalkeeper Carlos Acevedo to the event.

UPDATE, July 19 — LIGA MX has announced their full 25-man roster and coach for the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target.

The first 14 selections for the team were announced on June 9. The final 13 selections were made by Atlas FC’s Diego Cocca, who will manage the side after being chosen as the Best Head Coach of the Season at the league's Balón de Oro awards. The 26th player will be selected by LIGA MX Executive President Mikel Arriola in the coming days to complete the side that take on the MLS All-Stars at Allianz Field on Aug. 10.

Willian Tesillo (León) and Andre-Pierre Gignac (Tigres) were originally selected to participate but have since been replaced by Matheus Doria and Juan Dinenno.

ORIGINAL, June 9 – Ahead of the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, LIGA MX has announced the first 14 players that will be heading to Minnesota for the sequel against the MLS All-Stars at Allianz Field on Aug. 10 (8:30 pm ET | ESPN, Univision).

Roster details

LIGA MX's first 14 selections are the nominees for the league's Balón de Oro awards within the categories of best goalkeeper, central defender, fullback, defensive midfielder, attacking midfielder, forward and rookie. Balón de Oro is LIGA MX’s ceremony to honor the league’s best following the Apertura and Clausura seasons. Two of the 14 players, Pachuca's Kevin Alvarez and Luis Chavez, are currently representing the Mexican national team during the June international break.

The complete LIGA MX roster will be unveiled following the Balón de Oro ceremony on June 25 when the Head Coach of the Season award recipient is announced. The winning coach will select the remaining players of the LIGA MX All-Star squad at a later to-be-announced date.

MLS All-Star 2022 Ticket information


Uriel Antuna
Forward · Cruz Azul
German Berterame
Forward · Monterrey
Julio Furch
Forward · Atlas
Juan Dinenno
Forward · Pumas


Luis Quiñones
Winger · Tigres
Víctor Guzmán
Winger · Pachuca
Heriberto Jurado
Winger · Necaxa


Aldo Rocha
Midfielder · Atlas
Álvaro Fidalgo
Midfielder · America
Alexis Vega
Midfielder · Chivas
Avilés Hurtado
Midfielder · Pachuca
Fernando Beltran
Midfielder · Chivas
Erik Lira
Midfielder · Cruz Azul
Luis Chávez
Midfielder · Pachuca
Guido Pizarro
Midfielder · Tigres
Julián Quiñones
Midfielder · Atlas


Juan Escobar
Defender · Cruz Azul
Kevin Álvarez
Defender · Pachuca
Luis Reyes
Defender · Atlas
Brayan Angulo
Defender · Toluca
Hugo Nervo
Defender · Atlas
Gustavo Cabral
Defender · Pachuca
Lisandro López
Defender · Tijuana
Jesus Angulo
Defender · Tigres


Carlos Acevedo
Goalkeeper · Santos Laguna
Oscar Ustari
Goalkeeper · Pachuca
Camilo Vargas
Goalkeeper · Atlas


Diego Cocca
Coach · Atlas