Wilfred Zahibo is an MLS All-Star in his first season with the New England Revolution. The midfielder will join 25 other players to face Juventus on Aug. 1 at 7:30 pm at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Zahibo, 24, signed with the Revs on Jan. 11, 2018 after seven seasons in Europe. He made an instant impact, as he collected three goals and four assists in his first nine games. He played 90 minutes in all but one of these outings.
His contributions have dwindled as of late and he’s only contributed 251 minutes in his last seven games (two starts). Still, he’s one of three Revs players to feature in every game across all competitions.
Zahibo is the top Revs field player in two categories, as he has the most recoveries (110) and successful passes in the opponent’s half (288). He’s also third in successful passes (434), per Opta.
The full MLS All-Star Game roster can be found below:
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Atlanta United), Zack Steffen (Columbus Crew)
Defenders: Francisco Calvo (Minnesota United), Laurent Ciman (LAFC), Alphonso Davies (Vancouver Whitecaps), Matt Hedges (FC Dallas), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls), Michael Murillo (New York Red Bulls), Michael Parkhurst (Atlanta United), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
Midfielders: Miguel Almiron (Atlanta United), Ezequiel Barco (Atlanta United), Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Alberth Elis (Houston Dynamo), Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact), Alexander Ring (New York City FC), Ilie Sanchez (Sporting Kansas City), Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers), Yoshimar Yotun (Orlando City), Wilfried Zahibo (New England Revolution)
Forwards: Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA Galaxy), Josef Martinez (Atlanta United), Carlos Vela (LAFC), David Villa (New York City FC), Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls)