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MLS cancels All-Star Game, Leagues Cup, Campeones Cup as season remains on hold

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 07: A detailed view of a MLS soccer ball at Audi Field on March 7, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

As the Major League Soccer season remains on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the league announced Monday it has canceled its All-Star Game, Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup.

The MLS All-Star Game was scheduled to take place on July 29 at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The best of the MLS was set to take on a team of all-stars from Mexico's LIGA MX.

Tickets for the game had not gone on sale yet, but anyone who purchased tickets for the All-Star Skills Challenge will be refunded.

The 2021 MLS All-Star Game and festivities are expected to take place in Los Angeles at the same venue with MLS all-stars taking on the LIGA MX all-stars.

The MLS and LIGA MX also agreed to cancel the second edition of the Leagues Cup. The annual tournament between top MLS and LIGA MX teams was set to take place between July and September.

The third edition of the Campeones Cup, which features the reigning MLS Cup champion against the winner of LIGA MX’s Campeón de Campeones has also been canceled.

While teams, including the Columbus Crew, have returned to individual workouts, MLS extended a league-wide moratorium on group and team training through June 1.





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