Walker Zimmerman and Hany Mukhtar of Nashville SC voted to 2023 MLS All-Star Game

Two of Nashville SC's best players, defender Walker Zimmerman and midfielder Hany Mukhtar, were voted to the 2023 MLS All-Star Game in Washington.

The MLS will take on the Premier League club Arsenal at Audi Field on July 19 (7:30 p.m. CT, Apple TV).

Mukhtar, the 2022 MVP, leads the MLS with 13 goals and goal contributions (20). He will be making his second consecutive all-star appearance. Mukhtar was the MLS Player of the Month for May.

Zimmerman will be playing in his fourth consecutive all-star game. He has been selected to the most all-star games on the 2023 roster.

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Zimmerman has played 1,035 minutes with an 83.8 passing percentage this season while Nashville SC is only allowing 16 goals, the lowest in the league.

The 26-player roster consists of 12 players voted into the game by a combination of fans, players and media, 12 selected by D.C. United and All-Star coach Wayne Rooney and two commissioners’ selections.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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