2016 promises to be an amazing year for USA soccer fans, with the 2016 Copa America tournament scheduled to take place in the U.S. between June 3 through June 26 next summer, plus the usual international friendlies involving the best club sides in the world.
With so many high powered teams there are some mouth-watering ties for fans to get excited about.
On July 27, Paris-Saint Germain will take on Real Madrid at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. That same day, Chelsea will face Liverpool at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
On August 3, Real Madrid will meet Bayern Munich at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. It will give incoming Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti a chance to face the team that let him go at the end of last season.
The Copa America will involve Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, USA, Mexico, Costa Rica and Jamaica in the biggest event in the US since the 1994 World Cup.
Also, Arsenal have announced that part of their pre-season preparations for next season will take place in the USA. The Gunners will kick off their American adventure against the 2016 MLS All-Stars at Avaya Stadium in San Jose on July 28th before traveling to Los Angeles to take on Chivas de Guadalajara at the StubHub center on July 31.
May 18: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Real Sociedad in San Jose
May 24: Houston Dynamo vs. Real Sociedad at BBVA Compass Stadium
May 25: USA v Ecuador in Frisco, Tex. – Buy USA v Ecuador Tickets
May 28: Mexico v Paraguay in Atlanta – Buy Mexico v Paraguay Tickets
May 28: United States vs. Bolivia in Kansas City – Buy USA v Bolivia Tickets
May 28: Peru vs. El Salvador at RFK Stadium in Washington – Buy Peru v El Salvador Tickets
May 29: Colombia vs. Haiti at Marlin Park in Miami – Buy Colombia v Haiti Tickets
May 29: Brazil vs. Panama men’s friendly in Commerce City, Colo. – Buy Brazil v Panama
2016 Copa America Centenario Tournament Schedule
June 3: United States vs Colombia Levi’s Stadium – Santa Clara, CA – Buy Tickets
June 4:Costa Rica vsParaguay Orlando Citrus Bowl – Orlando, FL – Buy Tickets
June 4: Haiti vs Peru CenturyLink Field – Seattle, WA – Buy Tickets
June 4: Brazil vs Ecuador Rose Bowl – Pasadena, CA – Buy Tickets
June 5: Jamaica vs Venezuela Soldier Field – Chicago, IL – Buy Tickets
June 5: Mexico vs Uruguay Univ. of Phoenix Stadium – Glendale, AZ – Buy Tickets
June 6: Panama vs Bolivia Orlando Citrus Bowl – Orlando, FL – Buy Tickets
June 6: Argentina vs Chile Levi’s Stadium – Santa Clara, CA – Buy Tickets
June 7: United States vs Costa Rica Soldier Field – Chicago, IL – Buy Tickets
June 7: Colombia vs Paraguay Rose Bowl – Pasadena, CA – Buy Tickets
June 8: Brazil vs Haiti Orlando Citrus Bowl – Orlando, FL – Buy Tickets
June 8: Ecuador vs Peru Univ. of Phoenix Stadium – Glendale, AZ – Buy Tickets
June 9: Uruguay vs Venezuela Lincoln Financial Field – Philadelphia, PA – Buy Tickets
June 9: Mexico vs Jamaica Rose Bowl – Pasadena, CA – Buy Tickets
June 10: Chile vs Bolivia Gillette Stadium – Foxborough, MA – Buy Tickets
June 10: Argentina vs Panama Soldier Field – Chicago, IL – Buy Tickets
June 11: United States vs Paraguay Lincoln Financial Field – Philadelphia, PA – Buy Tickets
June 11:Colombia vs Costa Rica NRG Stadium – Houston, TX – Buy Tickets
June 12: Ecuador vs Haiti MetLife Stadium – East Rutherford, NJ – Buy Tickets
June 12: Brazil vs Peru Gillette Stadium – Foxborough, MA – Buy Tickets
June 13: Mexico vs Venezuela NRG Stadium – Houston, TX – Buy Tickets
June 13: Uruguay vs Jamaica Levi’s Stadium – Santa Clara, CA – Buy Tickets
June 14: Chile vs Panama Lincoln Financial Field – Philadelphia, PA – Buy Tickets
June 14: Argentina vs Bolivia CenturyLink Field – Seattle, WA – Buy Tickets
June 25 Glendale AZ: – Buy Tickets
Copa America Final
June 26: MetLife Stadium – Buy Tickets
The Copa America is arguably the second best competition in world football behind only the World Cup and the opportunity for US fans to see so many of the world’s stars play in competitive matches is sure to attract sell-out crowds across the USA.
International Champions Cup
July 24: PSG vs. Inter Milan Eugene, Oregon – Buy PSG v Inter Milan Tickets
July 27: Real Madrid vs. PSG Columbus, Ohio – Buy Real Madrid v PSG Tickets
July 27: Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan Chicago, Illinois – Buy Bayern v AC Milan Tickets
July 27: Liverpool vs. Chelsea Pasadena, California – Buy Liverpool v Chelsea Tickets
July 30: Chelsea vs. Real Madrid Ann Arbor, MI – Buy Chelsea v Real Madrid Tickets
July 30: Bayern Munich vs. Inter Milan Charlotte, NC – Buy Bayern v Inter Tickets
July 30: PSG vs. Leicester Carson, CA
July 30: Liverpool vs. Milan Santa Clara, CA – Buy Liverpool v AC Milan Tickets
Aug 3: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich East Rutherford, NJ – Buy Real Madrid v Bayern Tickets
Aug 3: Chelsea vs. AC Milan US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis – Buy Chelsea v AC Milan Tickets
Sept 6: USA v Trinidad & Tobago (U.S. World Cup qualifier) in Jacksonville – Buy Tickets
Oct. 3-11: FIFA men’s fixture window
Nov. 7-15: FIFA men’s fixture window