MLS All-Stars Play AS Roma In Front Of Sporting Park Record Crowd
Serie A club AS Roma defeated the MLS All-Stars 3-1 last night before a crowd of 21,175, the "largest in Sporting Park history for a soccer match." The game and ancillary events preceding it "drew rave reviews," and MLS Commissioner Don Garber "lauded Kansas City and the soccer celebration it hosted." Sporting KC D Matt Besler said, "The game didn't go our way, but if you look at the week as a whole – the experience – Kansas City was unbelievable" (K.C. STAR, 8/1).