The August 2 preseason exhibition between Manchester United and Real Madrid will be played at Michigan Stadium. Organizers expect the attendance to top the the 101,799 record for a soccer game in the US, that was set at the 1984 Olympic Gold medal match between France and Brazil at the Rose Bowl.
Add Arsenal to the list of teams this will be playing in the USA this summer. Arsene Wenger’s side have announced that they will play the New York Red Bulls and former Gunners great Thiery Henry at Red Bulls Arena on Saturday July 26th. This will be Arsenal’s first trip to the US in 25 years and they are only making one stop.
After the World Cup is over then we have the 2014 International Champions Cup in which Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Roma, Inter Milan and Olympiacos will participate. Details available here.
In addition, Liverpool have announced that they will play Serie A‘s AS Roma at Fenway Park on July 23. Both teams have Boston based owners, and this is a rematch of the 2012 game that was won by Roma.
Manchester City have also announced a fourth USA game as they will met Sporting Kansas City on July 23rd also. City are rumored to be setting up a blockbuster match against Bayern Munich in New York in early August, what could well be the game of the summer.
Portugal announced that FIFA player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo, and his Portugal teammates will play two warm-up games in the USA on their way to Brazil. Portugal will play Mexico in Boston on June 6 and then Ireland at MetLife Stadium in New York on June 10
Previously MLS has announced a pre-World Cup tournament that included defending world champions Spain and African champions Nigeria in a tournament called the ‘Road To Brazil‘ event, which will take place between 27 May and 10 June.
In addition Tottenham Hotspur have already confirmed their third United States tour in five years. Next summer Spurs will play the Seattle Sounders and the Chicago Fire. The Sounders game is set for Saturday 19 July while the Fire game will be played at Toyota Park on Saturday 26 July.
Earlier in December, MLS announced that World Club and European champions Bayern Munich will meet the MLS All-Stars August 6th in Portland as part of their preseason campaign. Bayern are expected to play three games during their US tour, but the other two opponents have not been named yet.
2014 International Friendlies (confirmed)
May 27: USA v Azerbaijan in San Francisco, Calif – Buy USA Tickets
May 29: Turkey vs. Honduras at RFK Stadium, Washington D.C. – Buy Turkey v Honduras Tickets
May 30: Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Ivory Coast – St. Louis – Buy Bosnia v Ivory Coast Tickets
May 31: Mexico v Ecuador in Dallas – Buy Mexico v Ecuador Tickets
June 1: USA v Turkey at Red Bull Arena – Buy USA Tickets
June 1: Honduras vs. Israel – BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston – Buy Honduras v Israel Tickets
June 2: Japan v Costa Rica in Tampa – Buy Japan v Costa Rica Tickets
June 3: Mexico v Bosnia-Herzegovina at Chicago‘s Soldier Field – Buy Mexico v Bosnia Tickets
June 3: Greece vs. Nigeria – PPL Park, Chester, Pa. – Buy Greece v Nigeria Tickets
June 4: Ivory Coast vs. El Salvador – Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas – Buy Ivory Coast v El Salvador Tickets
June 4: England v Honduras in Miami – Buy England v Honduras Tickets
June 6: Japan v Zambia in Tampa
June 6: Mexico v Portugal at Gillette Stadium in Boston – Buy Mexico v Portugal Tickets
June 6: Greece vs. Bolivia – Red Bull Arena, Harrison, N.J. – Buy Greece v Bolivia Tickets
June 7: Spain vs. El Salvador – FedEx Field, Landover, Md. – Buy Spain v El Salvador Tickets
June 7: USA v Nigeria in Jacksonville, Fla. – Buy USA Tickets
June 7: England v Ecuador in Miami – Buy England v Ecuador Tickets
June 10: Portugal v Ireland in New York – Buy Portugal v Ireland Tickets
July 19: Seattle Sounders v Tottenham Hotspur – Buy Seattle Sounders v Spurs Tickets
July 23: LA Galaxy v Manchester United – Buy LA Galaxy v Man United Tickets
July 23: Sporting Kansas City v Manchester City – Buy SKC v Man City Tickets
July 23: FC Dallas v Aston Villa – Buy FCD v Aston Villa Tickets
July 23: Liverpool v AS Roma in Boston – Buy Liverpool v Roma Tickets
July 26: Chicago Fire v Tottenham Hotspur – Buy Chicago Fire v Spurs Tickets
July 26: Houston Dynamo v Aston Villa – Buy Houston v Aston Villa Tickets
July 26: New York Red Bulls v Arsenal – Buy Red Bulls v Arsenal Tickets
2014 International Champions Cup Schedule -FINAL
July 26: Real Madrid CF v. Inter Milan – Phoenix, Arizona – Buy Real Madrid v Inter Tickets
July 26: Manchester United v. AS Roma – Denver, Colorado – Buy Man United v Roma Tickets
July 29: Manchester United v. Inter Milan – Washington D.C. – Buy Man United v Inter Tickets
July 29: Real Madrid CF v. AS Roma – Dallas, Texas – Buy Real Madrid v Roma Tickets
August 2: Inter Milan v. AS Roma – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Buy Inter v Roma Tickets
August 2: Real Madrid CF v. Manchester United – Michigan Stadium – Buy Real Madrid v Man United Tickets
July 24: Olympiacos v. AC Milan – Citi Field , New York – Buy Olympiacos v Milan Tickets
July 27: AC Milan v. Manchester City – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Buy Milan v Man City Tickets
July 27: Liverpool FC v. Olympiacos – Chicago, Illinois – Buy Liverpool v Olympiacos Tickets
July 30: Manchester City v. Liverpool FC – Yankee Stadium, New York – Buy Liverpool v Man City Tickets
August 2: Olympiacos v. Manchester City – Minneapolis, Minnesota – Buy Man City v Olympiacos Tickets
August 2: AC Milan v. Liverpool FC – Charlotte, North Carolina – Buy Liverpool v Milan Tickets
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