Clint Dempsey Added to Miami Friendly Featuring Suarez, Drogba, Messi and Others

clint dempsey Clint Dempsey Added to Miami Friendly Featuring Suarez, Drogba, Messi and Others

Fulham’s Clint Dempsey has been added to the roster of world soccer stars scheduled to play in a Miami exhibition in late June, according to The World Masters Of Soccer website.

Dempsey, the only US international ever to score 50 goals in the Premier League, will join fellow Premier League stars Didier Drogba and Luis Suarez, as well as former Premier League footballers Javier Mascherano (ex-Liverpool), Diego Forlan (ex-Manchester United), Carlos Bocanegra (ex-Fulham) and Jozy Altidore (ex-Hull City).

In addition to an all-star Premier League line-up, other world stars will play in the friendly game such as Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Dani Alves (Barcelona), Falcao (Atletico Madrid), Diego Milito (Inter Milan), Antonio Cassano (AC Milan), Julio Cesar (Inter Milan), Diego Lugano (Paris Saint-Germain), Ariel Ortega (All Boys), Edinson Cavani (Napoli), Gabriel Milito (Independiente), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli), Alessandro Nesta (formerly with AC Milan), Marco Materazzi (formerly with Inter Milan), Lucio (Inter Milan) and others.

Tickets for the June 23rd exhibition game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami went on sale today. Ticket prices start at $25.

More details about the game can be found here and here.

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