New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - MLS announced Wednesday that English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur will be the league's opponent in the 2015 edition of the MLS All-Star Game.
The All-Star Game will be held on July 29 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, home of the Colorado Rapids, and will see Tottenham become the 10th international club to take on the best players of America's top domestic league.
"The AT&T MLS All-Star Game continues to be one of the most entertaining and widely anticipated traditions for our league and for our sport in North America," MLS president and deputy commissioner Mark Abbott said in a statement. "We are excited to welcome another world-class opponent in Tottenham and look forward to a competitive match and a tremendous week of events. We know that the Colorado Rapids, one of our inaugural clubs, will be great hosts and that Dick's Sporting Goods Park will impress both the fans in the stadium and television viewers throughout the world."
The MLS All-Stars have managed a 7-3-1 record against international competition with wins coming against the likes of Chivas de Guadalajara, Fulham, Celtic, West Ham United, Bayern Munich, and two against Chelsea.
Manchester United claimed successive wins over the MLS All-Stars (2010 & 2011) by a combined score of 9-2 while AS Roma throttled the All-Stars, 3-1, in 2013.