Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in October, it was announced Thursday morning.
Garber, who has been commissioner of the league since 1999, was voted in 2016. He had wanted to be inducted when the new Hall of Fame in Frisco, Texas was finished. The Hall will have its grand opening during Hall of Fame weekend Oct. 20-21.
Saturday, Oct. 20 will feature the Hall of Fame induction ceremony followed by a performance by the Grammy Award-winning band, Imagine Dragons, presented by Budweiser. On Sunday, Oct. 21, FC Dallas will host Sporting Kansas City in the National Soccer Hall of Fame Game.
NSHOF officials said on Twitter that there will be five announcements about the Class of 2018.
The schedule of Thursday’s announcements:
* Inductee 1 — 9 a.m. ET
* Inductee 2 — 11 a.m. ET
* Inductee 3 — 1 p.m. ET
* Inductee 4 — 2 p.m. ET
* Inductee 5 — 5 p.m. ET