Inter Miami CF midfielder Rodolfo Pizarro has become the Club’s first-ever player to be selected to the Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star Game roster. The Mexican international has been selected among the league’s best talents for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target set to be played on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at Banc of California Stadium (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, FS1 / Univision / TSN / TVA Sports) against the best LIGA MX players. Additionally, Inter Miami’s No. 10 will be one of the eight players to represent the league in the 2021 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G set for Tuesday, Aug. 24 (9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT, FS1 / TUDN / TSN / TVA Sports).
Pizarro makes Inter Miami history once again, after becoming the Club’s first No. 10, starting in the first game, scoring the first-ever goal for the team, and scoring the first game-winning goal in the first-ever match at DRV PNK Stadium.
The Designated Player has scored three goals in his last two matches, both wins, including a brace in the team's last match, where he was voted Heineken Man of the Match. In total, Pizarro has registered three goals and two assists thus far in 2021.
Pizarro featured in LIGA MX before joining Inter Miami, winning the LIGA MX Clausura title twice, the LIGA MX Apertura title once, and the Copa MX Clausura title once. He also won the Concacaf Champions League twice during his time in LIGA MX. Individually, he was named to the LIGA MX Best XI for the 2019 Clausura and the Concacaf Champions League Best XI in 2018.
The MLS roster for the All-Star game was determined via a combination of fan, player and media voting (13 players); designations by All-Star Head Coach Bob Bradley (13 players); and a pair of selections by MLS Commissioner Don Garber.
The history-making match against the best of LIGA MX will take place on Aug. 25 at 9 p.m. ET at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on FS1, Univision, TSN and TVA Sports. Ticket information is available here.
The two-hour Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G event will occur at Banc of California Stadium on Tuesday, Aug. 24. A team of eight MLS players will battle eight of LIGA MX’s best in five different challenges. More details on the Skills Challenge and Tickets for the event are available here.