2023 Season

Vote Austin FC Players to the 2023 MLS All-Star Game


Major League Soccer (MLS) today opened the voting process for the 2023 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, which includes participation by players, fans, and media. The 2023 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target will take place at Audi Field, home of D.C. United, on Wednesday, July 19.

15 Austin FC players are eligible for the ballot. To qualify for the ballot, players must have appeared in at least 50 percent of his club’s matches this season at the time the ballot was created on May 18. Players who did not qualify for the ballot are still eligible for selection by MLS All-Star head coach Wayne Rooney or MLS Commissioner Don Garber.

Austin FC Players on the 2023 MLS All-Star Ballot

  • Sebastián Driussi (Attacking Midfielder)
  • Diego Fagundez (Forward/Winger)
  • Ethan Finlay (Forward/Winger)
  • Jon Gallagher (Right Back)
  • Nick Lima (Right Back)
  • Adam Lundkvist (Left Back)
  • Daniel Pereira (Defensive Midfielder)
  • Rodney Redes (Forward/Winger)
  • Emiliano Rigoni (Forward/Winger)
  • Alexander Ring (Center Back)
  • Brad Stuver (Goalkeeper)
  • Maximiliano Urruti (Forward/Winger)
  • Leo Väisänen (Center Back)
  • Owen Wolff (Defensive Midfielder)
  • Gyasi Zardes (Forward/Winger)

Of the 26 MLS players to be selected for the All-Star Game, the breakdown is as follows:

  • 12 players will be determined by a vote of MLS players, fans, and media. Each of the three voting groups will represent one-third of the combined vote.
  • 12 players will be selected by MLS All-Star head coach Wayne Rooney of the host team, D.C. United.
  • Two players will be selected by MLS Commissioner Don Garber.

Players, fans and media will cast their votes for 11 players in a 4-1-2-3 formation: one goalkeeper, one right back, two center backs, one left back, one defensive midfielder, two attacking midfielders and three forwards/wingers. The top players from each position from the combined vote will be named All-Stars. The 12th player selected will be the one who received the next-highest total of overall votes.

Fan voting opened today, Wednesday, May 31, at 12 p.m. ET and will close at 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, June 14. All fans can vote on www.mlssoccer.com/all-star/2023/vote/fan-vote or via the MLS App.

Every player from each of the 29 MLS clubs will receive a unique link to vote for their peers. Approximately 500 members of the media who regularly cover MLS will also make their selections to represent MLS.

In 2022, Sebastián Driussi became the first Austin FC player to be named an All-Star, earning a spot on the MLS All-Star roster via the fan vote. The Argentine Designated Player finished as MLS MVP runner-up and was selected to the MLS Best XI last year after recording a league-best 25 goals across the regular season and playoffs.

The MLS All-Star Game presented by Target and MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G at Audi Field will be available to watch in more than 100 countries and regions in English, Spanish, and French on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app. Fans can subscribe to MLS Season Pass now through the Apple TV app on Apple devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes, game consoles, and the web at tv.apple.com.

Tickets for the MLS All-Star Game presented by Target are on sale at MLSSoccer.com/All-Star or by clicking here.