New England Revolution players are doing so well, they might have the chance to test themselves against one of the world’s best teams this summer.
Eight Revolution players appear on the fan ballot for the 2014 MLS All-Star Game, which pits the best of the American top-flight against German soccer powerhouse Bayern Munich on Aug. 6 at Providence Park in Portland, Ore.
Media members nominated Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth, defenders Jose Goncalves, A.J. Soares and Andrew Farrell, midfielder Lee Nguyen and forwards Teal Bunbury, Diego Fagundez and Patrick Mullins for fans’ selection.
Fans can vote online at mlssoccer.com from now through 3 p.m. ET on July 11, via Twitter from July 2-6 and via the AT&T /EA SPORTS “More than a Vote” Challenge, in which fans score as many goals as possible with a MLS All-Star forward candidate in FIFA 14, with one goal equaling one vote. The forward with the most goals will be awarded one of the forward spots on the All-Star Fan XI.
The 11 players — one goalkeeper, three defenders, four midfielders and three forwards –- who accumulate the most votes will be named to the All-Star Fan XI.
Portland Timbers head coach Caleb Porter will coach the MLS All-Stars. Porter will choose the game-day roster from the All-Star Fan XI, MLS Commissioner Don Garber’s two selections and players who received votes from at least two players.
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