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The MLS-Liga MX All-Star match was halted after anti-gay chant

The MLS-Liga MX All-Star match was halted after anti-gay chant

Fans at Bank of California Stadium in Los Angeles used anti-gay chanting just minutes before the first MLS-Liga MX All-Star game on Wednesday night. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The new joint MLS-Liga MX All-Star Game kicked off Wednesday night in Los Angeles to great fanfare and a huge crowd at Bank of California Stadium.

However, the match succeeded only 10 minutes before officials had to stop playing due to anti-gay chant.

The of Mexican football and the world game for years. The sport’s governing body has a three-step plan in place when officials hear a hymn during play, beginning with a match suspension and a verbal warning. The second step is to suspend the game and remove the players from the field, and the third step is to end the game completely.

Mexican Football Federation Again this season, but fans have been squabbling for most of the Mexican men’s national team matches in 2021. The team will have to play one of its 2022 World Cup qualifying matches in an empty stadium because of that too, after .

Other than stopping, the All-Star game looked like a hit. MLS beat Liga MX on penalties in front of over 22,000 fans in Southern California after FC Dallas’ Ricardo Pepe scored the winning goal.

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