Midfield ace announces Bayern will be All-Stars opponents next year.
Bayern Munich have confirmed that they will be the opponents for the MLS All-Star game in on August 6 next year at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland.
It will be the first game that the club have competed in and coach Pep Guardiola said: “It’s an honour for us to be the first German club to play the MLS All-Star Game.
“MLS is experiencing great development and we are very much looking forward to competing against the best players of MLS.”
The Bundesliga champions, who are still undefeated after 13 games this season, will now follow in the footsteps of Chelsea and Manchester United.
Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson said: “We are very pleased to welcome Bayern Munich – easily the biggest club to play in Portland.
“The inclusion of Bayern Munich to the 2014 AT&T All-Star Game complements an already historic, world-class event for the city of Portland and Major League Soccer.”
In a special video recorded for MLS fans, Bayern midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger announced that the club would be heading stateside over the summer.