A-League All Stars Game

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A-League All Stars Game
Founded 2012
Region Australia (AFC)
Number of teams 2
Television broadcasters Seven Network
Website aleagueallstars

The A-League All Star Game is an annual football match contested by the A-League All Stars team against an invitee club. The All Stars team is made up of selected A-League players. The game is played during the footballing off-season, the first of which was held on 20 July 2013.

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On 13 November 2012, it was confirmed that Manchester United would come to Australia and play an all-star team consisting of A-League players.[1] The inaugural A-League All Stars Game took place on 20 July 2013, against Manchester United. The A-League team was picked by an online vote by fans and by the appointed manager. On 20 December 2013, it was confirmed that Juventus would compete against the all-star team for the 2014 game, again hosted in Sydney.[2] There is no All Stars match in 2015.[3]

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