St. Louis CITY SC Homegrown Player Tyson Pearce Selected to MLS NEXT All-Star Roster

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St. Louis CITY SC midfielder Tyson Pearce was named to the 2024 MLS NEXT All-Star Game presented by Allstate. Pearce, along with 43 other players were selected and split into two teams of 22 by MLS NEXT personnel following the conclusion of the 2024 MLS NEXT Cup Playoffs and Showcase. The two rosters will compete on Tuesday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m. CT.

The match will be played in an East vs. West format at the Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio home of Columbus Crew SC. The MLS NEXT All-Star Game is an opportunity for players to showcase their talents on a national stage. The match will be streamed live and further streaming details will be announced later. For fans wanting to visit in-person, the match is free and open to the public.

After signing with St. Louis CITY SC as the team’s third homegrown player in 2023, 16-year-old Missouri native, Pearce earned his first professional cap with CITY2 against The Town FC last season, coming off the bench and playing 20 minutes. Since then, Pearce has played in 11 games and started seven of those in the 2024 MLS NEXT Pro season. CITY2 has utilized Pearce as a shutdown left back this season. Pearce had the opportunity to train with CITY SC during preseason earlier this year and has appeared on several game day roster for the first team. Additionally, Pearce has been previously selected for the U.S. Youth National Team.

Pearce is the third St. Louis CITY SC player to be selected for the MLS NEXT Pro All-Star Game joining Fritz Volmar who made the inaugural roster in 2022, and Caden Glover who made the roster in 2023.