1997 MLS All-Star Game

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MLS All-Star Game 1997
1997 MLS All-Star Game logo.png
Event 1997 Major League Soccer season
Date July 9, 1997
Venue Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Man of the Match Carlos Valderrama (MLS East)
Referee Arturo Angeles
Attendance 24,816

The 1997 Major League Soccer All-Star Game was the second Major League Soccer All-Star Game, a soccer match involving all-stars from Major League Soccer. Teams of the best players from each conference played against each other at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, on July 9, 1997. The MLS All-Stars East won the game 5–4, with goals from MVP Carlos Valderrama, Giuseppe Galderisi, Robert Warzycha, Richie Williams and Brian McBride. Dante Washington, Jorge Campos, Digital Takawira and Cobi Jones scored for the MLS All-Stars West. Arturo Angeles refereed the game, which was attended by 24,816 spectators.

Match details[edit]

July 9, 1997
MLS All-Stars East 5 – 4 MLS All-Stars West
Valderrama Goal 50'
Galderisi Goal 63'
Warzycha Goal 66'
Williams Goal 70'
McBride Goal 88'
Report Washington Goal 11'
Campos Goal 44'
Takawira Goal 80'
Jones Goal 86'
MLS All-Stars East:
GK Italy Walter Zenga Substituted off 46'
DF 23 United States Eddie Pope Substituted off 46'
DF United States Alexi Lalas Substituted off 46'
DF 12 United States Jeff Agoos
MF 19 Poland Robert Warzycha Substituted off 79'
MF 6 United States John Harkes Substituted off 46'
MF 7 Italy Roberto Donadoni Substituted off 28'
MF 8 Colombia Carlos Valderrama
MF Bolivia Marco Etcheverry Substituted off 46'
FW 2 El Salvador Raúl Díaz Arce Substituted off 46' Substituted in 79'
FW Bolivia Jaime Moreno Substituted off 46'
GK United States Tony Meola Substituted in 46'
DF 4 United States Ted Chronopoulos Substituted in 46'
DF United States Frank Yallop Substituted in 46'
MF 16 United States Richie Williams Substituted in 46'
MF 14 United States Steve Ralston Substituted in 28'
FW 20 Italy Giuseppe Galderisi Substituted in 46'
FW 11 Mozambique Chiquinho Conde Substituted in 46'
FW 15 United States Brian McBride Substituted in 46'
MLS All-Stars West:
GK 1 United States Mark Dodd Substituted off 58'
DF 2 Argentina Diego Soñora
DF Scotland Richard Gough Substituted off 46'
DF United States Marcelo Balboa Substituted off 46'
MF United States Chris Henderson
MF United States Damian Silvera Substituted off 46'
MF 10 El Salvador Mauricio Cienfuegos
MF United States Preki Substituted off 46'
MF 66 Switzerland Alain Sutter Substituted off 35'
FW 12 Zimbabwe Digital Takawira Substituted off 46' Substituted in 58'
FW United States Dante Washington Substituted off 46'
GK 9 Mexico Jorge Campos Substituted in 35'
DF 3 United States John Doyle Substituted in 46'
MF 7 United States Mark Santel Substituted in 46'
MF 23 United States Cobi Jones Substituted in 46'
MF 13 United States Mark Chung Substituted in 46'
FW Scotland Mo Johnston Substituted in 46'
FW 20 El Salvador Ronald Cerritos Substituted in 46'

Most Valuable Player:
Colombia Carlos Valderrama (MLS All-Stars East)

Assistant referees:
Jorge Reyes
Thomas Bobadilla

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