From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Sarah Harris
The city of Orlando is gearing up for the 2019 Major League Soccer All-Star Week and we’re excited to join in the fun as players head to ESPN Wide World of Sports for the All-Star Skills Challenge. With some of the week’s most exciting events slated to occur at our Complex, we’re the perfect place to be to get pumped for this year’s event.
Overview of MLS All-Star Week Events at ESPN Wide World of Sports
Kicking things off tomorrow night at 5 p.m. will be the 2019 Major League Soccer Homegrown Game. This friendly will pit 22 of the games brightest young stars from the United States and Canada against the Chivas de Guadalajara’s Under 20 roster. Click here to see who all will be playing in the game.
2019 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge
Come see some of your favorite players as they test their athletic abilities in a series of unique events during the 2019 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge! Watch MLS icons Wayne Rooney, Carlos Vela, and Jonathan dos Santos join Orlando City Soccer Club favorites and stars from Atlético Madrid in competitions to test their accuracy, goal-scoring creativity, and passing ability in thrilling showdowns.
Tickets for the combined experiences can be purchased by visiting MLS.com.
Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Soccer Match
The excitement continues through the next morning with the Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Showcase, an event the Special Olympics partners with Major League Soccer to host in in conjunction with the MLS All-Star Week. Athletes and partners from all across North America representing MLS clubs will come together to compete in an 11 v. 11 match.
This event, beginning at 10 a.m. on Field 15, is free and open to the public.
Tips for Visiting ESPN Wide World of Sports
Need a game time snack? Stop by our food trucks for some delicious grab-and-go style food and beverages.
During the 2019 MLS All-Star Week Events at the Complex, Guests must keep the following in mind:
- Bags smaller than 14”x14”x6” are allowed. Large purses/bags, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, luggage of any kind, computer/laptop bags, camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size are not allowed.
- Security and bag checks will be present at the Complex entrance.
For additional information including parking and transportation to the Complex, along with Complex rules and prohibited items, please visit our Guest Information tab on ESPNWWOS.com.