European Football (+Mexico) Coming to USA

Chelsea, AC Milan, Inter, and Club America will be playing an exhibition tournament six American cities this July (with several of the games preceded by international friendlies against MLS clubs:

From the NYT:

“It gives us the opportunity to really capitalize on the growing support of the game,” said Peter Kenyon, the chief executive of Chelsea. “It’s utilizing the team — on the back of broadcast — to go and support football development, soccer development, and also allow our fans, who are an ever-growing number, to come and touch the holy grail if you like.”

The teams will play at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.; the Georgia Dome in Atlanta; Atlanta’s MT&T Bank Stadium; Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.; Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, Calif.; and the new Cowboys Stadium in Texas. All games will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2, as well as the Spanish-language network, ESPN Deportes, and online at ESPN360.com

Thanks, Steve, for the link.

Author: Danieldinho

I like soccer.

One thought on “European Football (+Mexico) Coming to USA”

  1. I want to go the game in Dallas but its Chelsea and I hate Chelsea. I loathe Chelsea. I want Chelsea to be raped like Ned Beatty in Deliverance. Wait on second thought I think I will go after all. Sorry D.A. about the vitriol.

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