Reasons for MLS All-Star: Diego Valeri

Argentine midfielder Diego Valeri has electrified the Timbers attack in 2013

Diego Valeri, 2013 MLS All-Star

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Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer

Diego Valeri is the definition of "instant impact." From the moment he arrived in Portland, he has been contributing to the Portland Timbers' success and makes a very strong case to be included in the 2013 MLS All-Star Game on July 31, 2013 against AS Roma.

Need proof?

In his very first MLS match, he did this:

Then there was this:

And how about this one?

In addition:

You can VOTE HERE for Valeri along with teammates Donovan Ricketts, Will Johnson, Darlington NagbeDiego Chara, and Michael Harrington!

Remember: Vote early and vote often plus you can text each player's last name to 22442 to vote as well. Voting ends July 2, 2013 at 3pm PT.