Real Madrid is gearing up for an action-packed summer with some high-octane pre-season friendlies against top European clubs like Milan, Manchester United, Juventus, and Barcelona.
Fans across the United States are in for a treat as Los Blancos will take their talents to multiple cities, showcasing their skills and preparing for the upcoming season.
With bated breath, the football world awaits the kick-off on July 23, when Real Madrid will lock horns with Milan at the renowned Rose Bowl Stadium in Los Angeles.
But the excitement doesn’t end there! Just three days later, on July 26, they’ll face off against Manchester United at the NRG Stadium in Houston.
And then, the pièce de résistance: El Clásico. The much-anticipated showdown with arch-rivals Barcelona is slated for July 29 at the colossal AT&T Stadium in Dallas, home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys.
This 80,000-seat venue is no stranger to hosting Barcelona; they’ve previously played Manchester United in 2011 and Roma in 2018.
Finally, Real Madrid will jet off to Orlando where they’ll clash with Juventus on August 2 at the Camping World Stadium. It’s a whirlwind tour, with four nail-biting pre-season friendlies packed into just 11 days!
|July 23||Milan||Rose Bowl Stadium, Los Angeles|
|July 26||Manchester United||NRG Stadium, Houston|
|July 29||Barcelona||AT&T Stadium, Dallas (El Clásico)|
|August 2||Juventus||Camping World Stadium, Orlando|
El Clásico Comes to Dallas: Real Madrid vs Barcelona at AT&T Stadium
As history has shown, pre-season friendlies can be a mixed bag. When it comes to clashes between Real Madrid and Barcelona, the Blaugrana have reigned supreme on North American soil.
They secured a 3-2 win at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami in 2017, followed by a 1-0 victory at the Allegiant Las Vegas Stadium in 2022, courtesy of a goal from Raphinha.
One thing’s for sure: it’s going to be an electrifying tour, brimming with passion, rivalry, and world-class talent. Football aficionados, grab your popcorn and mark your calendars – this is one set of pre-season friendlies you won’t want to miss!