Juventus announced as 2018 MLS All-Star Game opponent

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March 23, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala (21) in action during first half against Paris Saint-Germain in an International Champions Cup match on July 26, 2017, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Major League Soccer announced Juventus as its 2018 All-Star game opponent. Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS

Major League Soccer announced Juventus as its 2018 All-Star game opponent Thursday morning.

The Serie A club is one of the most decorated in Italy with a rich history, having existed for 120 years. Juventus is the reigning serie A champion — and has been for the last six seasons. It’s won more Serie A and Coppa Italia titles than any other club, and went to the UEFA Champions League finals in 2015 and 2017.

This year’s All-Star match will be held Aug. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to Atlanta United. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Eastern and will be televised by ESPN and UniMas in the United States. TSN and TVA Sports will carry the match in Canada, and it also will be broadcast in 170 countries worldwide, according to MLS.

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