Major League Soccer announced the cancellation of the 2020 All-Star Game, Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup in a statement on Tuesday.
The decision was made in collaboration with Mexico’s Liga MX, which was supposed to compete against MLS in all three events. Both MLS and Liga MX remain in a state of uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic and have not yet returned to play.
The MLS All-Star Game was set to take place July 29 in Los Angeles, pitting MLS against Liga MX. Tickets were not yet on sale, but MLS is giving automatic refunds to fans who purchased tickets to the All-Star Skills Challenge.
MLS said it expects the 2021 All-Star Game to return to Los Angeles and feature Liga MX as the opponent, though negotiations with the Mexican league are ongoing.
The Leagues Cup was set to take place from July through September between the best teams of Liga MX and MLS. The Campeones Cup was set for Aug. 12 in Seattle, featuring the winner of the MLS Cup taking on the Liga MX champion.
MLS is currently considering a World Cup-style tournament event in Florida when or if its season resumes.