This is is shaping up to be a great summer of soccer with a pre World Cup tournament for international teams, a preseason tournament involving the likes of Liverpool, Man United, Man City and Real Madrid and a separate tour by German giants Bayern Munich.
Today, 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.
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 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)
April 2: USA v Mexico in Glendale, Ariz – Buy USA v Mexico Tickets
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 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: 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
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 – TBD
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
August 4: International Champions Cup Final – Miami FL – Buy International Champions Cup Final Tickets
August 6: MLS All-Stars v Bayern Munich (in Portland)
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