The 2013 Major League Soccer All-Star Game, to be held on July 31, 2013, will be the 18th consecutive Major League Soccer All-Star Game, a soccer match involving all-stars from Major League Soccer. The game will be played at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas, the second All-Star Game held in the Kansas City area in as many years after the 2012 MLB All-Star Game. The game will feature the MLS All-Stars against A.S. Roma from Italy’s Serie A, marking the first time that an Italian team has played in the MLS All-Star Game. A.S. Roma is also the first European club not from Great Britain to play in the All-Star Game. Peter Vermes, the coach of Sporting Kansas City (the All-Star Game’s host), was announced to coach the MLS All-Stars.