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Ahead of the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, LIGA MX announced the players that will travel to Los Angeles to take on the MLS All-Stars at Banc of California Stadium on August 25.

The LIGA BBVA MX All-Star Team contains 25 players, with one more to be decided by executive president Mikel Arriola through a to-be-announced process. Their final roster will stand at 26 players total.

The first 14 selections were the winners and nominees for the Balón de Oro awards within the categories of best goalkeeper, fullback, defender, defensive midfielder, attacking midfielder, rookie and forward. Cruz Azul head coach Juan Reynoso, after being chosen as Liga MX head coach of the season, selected 11 players to complement the squad.

Forwards

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head-canelo
Alexis Canelo
Balón de Oro: Forward nominee · Toluca
head-munoz
Santiago Muñoz
Balón de Oro: Best Rookie nominee · Santos Laguna
head-rodriguez
Jonathan Rodríguez
Balón de Oro: Best Forward · Cruz Azul

Midfielders

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head-aquino
Pedro Aquino
Coach's pick · América
head-gorriaran
Fernando Gorriarán
Balón de Oro: Best DMid nominee · Santos Laguna
head-mena
Angel Mena
Coach's pick · León
head-montes luis
Luis Montes
Balón de Oro: Best Attacking Mid · León
head-pizarro
Guido Pizarro
Coach's pick · Tigres
head-romo
Luis Romo
Balón de Oro: Best Defensive Mid · Cruz Azul

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Rubens Sambueza
Balón de Oro: Best AMid nominee · Toluca

Fullbacks

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Juan Escobar
Coach's pick · Cruz Azul
head-navarro
Fernando Navarro
Balón de Oro: Best Fullback · León

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Salvador Reyes
Balón de Oro: Best FB nominee · Puebla

Defenders

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Pablo Aguilar
Balón de Oro: Best Defender nominee · Cruz Azul
head-doria
Matheus Doria
Balón de Oro: Best Defender · Santos Laguna
head-guzman
Víctor Guzmán
Balón de Oro: Best Rookie · Tijuana

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William Tesillo
Coach's pick · León

Goalkeepers

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Jesús Corona
Balón de Oro: Best Goalkeeper · Cruz Azul
head-talavera
Alfredo Talavera
Balón de Oro: GK nominee · Pumas UNAM

Head Coach

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Juan Reynoso
Cruz Azul (Balón de Oro: Best Coach)

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