Kaká Shines In All-Star Friendly
The Major League Soccer All-Stars were able to pull off a big victory in Wednesday evening’s 2-1 win over the English Premier League’s Tottenham Hotspur.
Kaká of Orlando City was able to net a goal and had an assist, giving him Most Valuable Player honors for the game.
Kaká scored on a penalty kick in the 20th minute after Nacer Chadli committed a senseless handball on a corner kick.
New York City FC forward David Villa was able to knock home a goal (24′) on a beautiful cross from Kaká.
The MLS All-Stars held a 2-0 lead in the first 24 minutes of play.
Hotspur forward Harry Kane had two opportunities to score but was denied by MLS goalie Nick Rimando of Real Salt Lake.
Kane scored in the 37th minute, however, bringing the score to 2-1.
Kane would leave the game in the 77th minute.
After several heart racing moments in the second half, the score was left 2-1 in favor of the MLS All-Stars.
MLS action resumes this weekend when all 20 teams will be in action.