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Milhailovic Named To MLS Homegrown Game Roster

The young-guns of MLS are set to face Chivas de Guadalajara’s U20 side

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Chicago Fire rookie Djordje Milhailovic is a member of the 2017 MLS Homegrown Game roster.

The MLS Homegrowns will be coached by former Fire players Brian McBride and Mike Magee, who announced the roster on Wednesday.

Milhailovic, who signed as a Homegrown player with the Fire in January, is one of a number of U.S. Youth National Team players tapped for the call-up against the U20 Liga MX champions.

The 18-year-old has made six appearances for the Fire in MLS this season, and joined the club as a professional after representing Chicago at the Academy and PDL levels. The young American also made an appearance for the Fire in their U.S. Open Cup fourth round victory against Saint Louis FC.

Also included in the MLS Homegrown Game team are:

Jesse Gonzalez (Dallas)

Evan Louro (New York)

Marco Farfan (Portland)

Kortne Ford (Colorado)

Justen Glad (Salt Lake)

Auston Trusty (Philadelphia)

Tyler Adams (New York)

Alphonso Davies (Vancouver)

Derrick Etienne Jr. (New York)

Derrick Jones (Philadelphia)

Brooks Lennon (Salt Lake)

Paxton Pomykal (Dallas)

Ballou Tabla (Montreal)

Andrew Carleton (Atlanta)

Jesus Ferreira (Dallas)

Jordan Hamilton (Toronto)

Bradford Jamieson IV (Los Angeles)

The match will take place at Toyota Park on Tuesday, August 1 at 7 p.m. It will be available to watch on Facebook Live via Univision Deportes.