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Photos: MLS All-Star Skills Challenge Showcases Players’ Finesse at Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – As part of MLS All-Star Week, players and fans gathered at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida for the MLS All-Star skills challenge. Three players from three teams, Orlando City, Atletico de Madrid, and the MLS All-Star team, competed against one another in three challenges to test their skills.

Thanks to Luis Nani’s epic final crossbar shot within the final four seconds of the night, Orlando City won the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge.

The MLS All-Star team's Carlos Vela competes in the skills challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

The MLS All-Star team’s Carlos Vela competes in the skills challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Orlando City's Chris Mueller nails a bicycle kick, giving the Orlando City team the win in the first challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Orlando City’s Chris Mueller nails a bicycle kick, giving the Orlando City team the win in the first challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Orlando City's Luis Nani lines up a shot in the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Orlando City’s Luis Nani lines up a shot in the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Team Atletico de Madrid competing in the touch-and-volley challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Team Atletico de Madrid competing in the touch-and-volley challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Atletico de Madrid players line up for the next competition in the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Atletico de Madrid players line up for the next competition in the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Orlando City player Chris Mueller talking to reporters after the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

Orlando City player Chris Mueller talking to reporters after the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

MLS All-Star team player Jonathan Dos Santos talking to reporters after the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

MLS All-Star team player Jonathan Dos Santos talking to reporters after the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Photo: Leyton Blackwell/Florida National News.

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Leyton Blackwell is a Florida National News photojournalist contributor. | info@floridanationalnews.

 

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