MLS Debate: Should MLS Continue to Embarrass Itself in the All-Star Game?

As the 2011 MLS All-Star Game came to a close, Manchester United walked off the field triumphant and satisfied, having walloped the MLS All-Stars for the second consecutive season, to the tune of four goals to nil.

The game proved to be excellent practice and a significant morale booster for Manchester United, who continue to have an excellent preseason, and was no doubt exciting for neutral fans looking for a high scoring, fast action game.

But for fans of the MLS, the game was undoubtedly rather disappointing.

The 2011 MLS All-Star Game was the second MLS All-Star Game in a row that the MLS All-Stars were not only beaten, but beaten by a significant margin. Last year's MLS All-Star Game ended 5-2 in favor of the Red Devils.

Prior to that, the MLS All Stars were actually rather successful in their MLS All-Star Games.

Since 2003, when the MLS first started playing against foreign club teams, up to 2008, the MLS All-S...

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