Liga MX have announced the first 14 players who will take part in 2022 All-Star game against MLS.
The top players from both leagues will face off at Minnesota United’s Allianz Field stadium on Wednesday, August 10.
Headlining this first batch of players are the likes of Tigres striker Andre-Pierre Gignac and current Mexico internationals Kevin Alvarez and Luis Chavez. Each of the first 14 selections are nominees for Liga MX’s Balón de Oro awards within the categories of best goalkeeper, central defender, fullback, defensive midfielder, attacking midfielder, forward, and rookie.
The complete roster will be revealed following the Balón de Oro ceremony on June 25, when the Coach of the Season award winner will be announced.
The recipitent of that award – either Diego Cocca from Atlas FC or Guillermo Almada from C.F. Pachuca – will select the remainder of the roster, with the exception of the 26th player, who will be selected by executive president of Liga MX, Mikel Arriola.
Here is the initial 14-man roster: