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Andrew Farrell named to MLS All-Star team

Andrew Farrell will face Arsenal on July 28.

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Andrew Farrell will represent the New England Revolution at the 2016 MLS All-Star Game. The summer's marquee event will put the best of MLS against Arsenal on July 28.

Farrell, 24, was drafted first overall in the 2013 SuperDraft and is currently in his fourth season with the Revolution. He's played in 116 games, spending time as both a right and center back. This is his first time being named as an MLS All-Star

Chris Tierney received the honor last year but was forced to withdraw from the game due to injury. The last Revs player to suit up as an MLS All-Star was Shalrie Joseph in 2011.

Revs fans can watch the MLS All-Star Game and cheer on their local representative by tuning in to ESPN on Thursday, July 28. Coverage is set to begin at 7:30 PM EST.

2016 MLS All-Star Game Roster by Position

Goalkeeper: David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union)

Defenders: Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact), Andrew Farrell (New England Revolution), Liam Ridgewell (Portland Timbers), Keegan Rosenberry (Philadelphia Union), Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire), Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Mauro Diaz (FC Dallas), Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Jermaine Jones (Colorado Rapids),  Kaká (Orlando City SC), Sacha Kljestan (New York Red Bulls), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)

Forwards: Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Didier Drogba (Montreal Impact), Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC), Cyle Larin (Orlando City SC), Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact), David Villa (New York City FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)