Advertisement

Minnesota United's Romain Métanire named 2019 MLS All-Star

Romain Métanire Photo: Courtesy Minnesota United
Romain Métanire

June 24, 2019 10:14 AM

The Minnesota United announced Monday that one of their players has been selected to represent the team at the 2019 MLS All-Star game.

A release said defender Romain Métanire was selected by All-Star head coach James O'Connor of Orlando City. The matchup will feature the MLS All-Stars taking on 10-time La Liga champions Atlético de Madrid on July 31. The match is set to begin at 7 p.m. in Orlando.

Advertisement

Métanire  has been a standout player on both ends of the field for the Loons so far this season. 

He leads the team with six assists in 14 appearances, and is currently on a three-game point streak. The Madagascar native has made four MLS Team of the Week appearances, including consecutive features in weeks 12 and 13 after scoring a goal and providing an assist in back-to-back clean sheet performances.

For information on getting tickets to the All-Star game, click here.

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

Tommy Wiita

Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

1 shot, 1 arrested on Fond du Lac reservation

Flashback Friday: Rochester teen who killed family with ax sentenced 30 years ago

FAA confronts Boeing over undisclosed internal communication

Highway 610, ramps near downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend

Minnesota man dies from vaping in Tennessee

Mother and unborn baby die at scene of wrong-way crash in Minneapolis, 3 others hurt

Advertisement