Manchester United, Manchester City and Barcelona will be Real Madrid´s opponents this month in United States.
The current champions of Europe and La Liga will play three games in the United States in the International Champions Cup. It will be the fourth consecutive year in with the Whites have played in this competition.
Dates and Matches
•The first game will take place on July 23rd, where Zidane’s team will play Manchester United.
•The second game is against Manchester City on Thursday 27th.
•And the last one will be against Barcelona, on Sunday 30 July.
International Champions Cup (ICC)
The International Champions Cup is a pre-season tournament that has been held every summer since 2013. For the past two years, the ICC has been split into three different regions; the United States, China and Australia. In the two years prior to that, it was held exclusively in the USA.
This year, Australia has been replaced by Singapore. China and Singapore will host three games each, while the USA section has 12 games on the schedule.
Bayern Munich and Inter will play in both the China and Singapore tournaments but all three are unrelated, with a separate ‘champion’ emerging from each one. In reality, those league tables mean very little as not all teams will play each other and some will play more games than others.
In short, the ICC is a series of exhibition matches in three countries played in large stadiums. It begins on July 18 and ends on July 30, getting everyone back in Europe by the start of August as the competitive campaign looms.
Stadiums where Real Madrid are going to play
•Levi´s Stadium in Santa Clara, California
•Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles
•Hard Rock Stadium in Miami