ESPN: Miami to host first pre-season friendly 'Clásico'


ESPN: Miami to host first pre-season friendly 'Clásico'

Uruguyan presenter Jorge Ramos announced that Real Madrid and Barcelona will meet for a friendly for the first time on US soil - both, with full strength sides.

First Clásico on US soil

The first Clásico ever to be played in the United States could take place this summer according to ESPN reporter Jorge Ramos. Barcelona and Real Madrid will meet in Miami for a friendly which will be broadcast live by ESPN.

Full strength

Both Madrid and Barça have yet to announced details of their North American tours programmed for the pre-season; in the United States, there is expectation that this time, both clubs will have their star players available as unlike last year, there is only one major football tournament this summer.

Germany and Portugal in action

Real Madrid will have Toni Kroos and Cristiano Ronaldo involved in Confederations Cup Russia 2017, from late June while Barça will have all of their South American stars this summer as the 2018 World Cup qualifiers take place at the end of August.


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