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The game, announced Tuesday, is on a FIFA international date, which means clubs must release players to national teams.
On Monday, the U.S. national team gave fans quite a show back home, where World Cup fever seems to finally be catching on.
The New York Red Bulls have played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison since 2010. During that time, the town has sent the team a tax bill for about $1.5 million for the 2010 tax year and about $1.3 million for 2011.
The leading scorer in Arsenal history, Thierry has scored 42 goals in 94 matches for the Red Bulls. Arsenal said “the fact that Thierry is the New York Red Bulls club captain makes this a particularly special fixture.”
A masterclass goal by Thierry Henry in dying stages of Saturday’s match gave the New York Red Bulls a much-needed point and momentum going into the second half of the MLS calendar. It could also be a unifying moment for Red Bull fans and ownership whose relationship recently became damaged.
A global icon, Thierry Henry of the Red Bulls has made an indelible mark on the game of soccer worldwide. His most difficult challenge will be marketing the sport to America.
The Major League Soccer All-Star game will be played at Red Bull Arena in July. The league said Tuesday that the game will be held July 27 in Harrison, N.J., and the opponent will be announced later.