Nigel De Jong Announced As MLS All-Star Game Captain

NEW YORK - Major League Soccer (MLS) today announced that Nigel De Jong would be the captain for the MLS All Star Game held at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California.

"Nigel is a tough, hard working player and we can't imagine a better leader to take our team out onto the field," stated Commissioner of Major League Soccer Don Garber. "We know that he alongside Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba, Kaka, and Pepe, when we finally get that deal signed, will help our All-Star Team represent our league and show Arsenal that we are a league on the grow."

The Nutmeg News will have more as the build up to All-Star week begins.