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Willian Tesillo (León) and Andre-Pierre Gignac (Tigres) were originally selected to participate but have since been replaced by Matheus Doria and Juan Dinenno.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