Category: International Champions Cup

Real Madrid tickets on sale for US summer tour

UEFA Champions League finalist Real Madrid will be heading to the United States this summer on a tour featuring games across the country versus high-profile teams. After the World Cup break, Real Madrid will play against Manchester United (in Miami), Juventus (in Maryland) and AS Roma (in New Jersey). Real Madrid will be competing in the 2018 International Champions Cup. And tickets are now available. Here’s the schedule of Real Madrid games (all kickoff times listed are in the Eastern United States time zone): Tuesday, July 31 Manchester United vs Real Madrid (International Champions Cup), 8pm, Miami [TICKETS]   Saturday, ... Read more

Liverpool tickets on sale for US summer tour

This season, Liverpool made it all the way to the UEFA Champions League Final. And after taking a break for the World Cup, the Reds will be heading to the United States for a summer tour against glamor opposition. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool team will face three of the most exciting teams in European soccer — Borussia Dortmund (in Charlotte, North Carolina), Manchester City (in New York City) and Manchester United (in Ann Arbor, Michigan). Tickets are now on sale for all three matches. The games will be part of the 2018 International Champions Cup, which will feature the best teams from ... Read more

Liverpool to play Dortmund in Nashville in Jürgen Klopp return

Photo credit: AFP EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool Football Club will play Borussia Dortmund this July in Nashville, Tennessee in a friendly match that will see the return of Jürgen Klopp to face his old Bundesliga club, according to a World Soccer Talk source. The match, scheduled to be part of the 2018 International Champions Cup, will be played on Sunday, July 22. The venue hasn’t been finalized, but presumably Nissan Stadium will be the location. Since the match hasn’t been officially announced yet, ticket details have not been shared. But as soon as ticket details are revealed, we’ll update the schedule of ... Read more

International Champions Cup tickets on sale

The 2018 International Champions Cup tickets are on sale soon with a lot of anticipation for the popular soccer tournament staged in the United States each summer. With the US Men’s National Team crashing out of World Cup qualifying, it gives the International Champions Cup an opportunity to bring many of the biggest teams from around the world to the United States to entertain soccer fans who would have otherwise been heading to Russia to cheer on the US of A. According to Forbes, “In the last five years the International Champions Cup has gone from a niche property that ... Read more

Manchester City announce US summer tour as part of International Champions Cup

Manchester City has announced that the club will be participating in the 2018 International Champions Cup throughout the United States this summer, which will include a high-profile game in New York City. City, who are currently chasing a first-ever quadruple (Premier League, League Cup, FA Cup and Champions League), will be competing in the tournament for the second year in a row. According to City, “New York City is set to host one of the matches, with further destinations and opponents to be announced in the coming weeks.” Other teams that are rumored to be participating in this summer’s International ... Read more

Most-attended soccer friendlies in US during summer of 2017

Another round of the annual summer friendlies has come and gone. And as has been the case for the last several years, they have been a smashing success both in terms of attendance at the games and people watching on TV. This summer saw three of the biggest clubs in the world in the US for preseason action as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United all made their presence felt. But plenty of other clubs were here as well including Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Swansea City, AS Roma, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain. In addition to the European clubs, a number of ... Read more

A behind-the-scenes look at how NextVR broadcasts live soccer in VR

The recently-completed International Champions Cup (ICC) was the most successful in its five year history. For the second year in a row, NextVR brought live and on-demand games in virtual reality (VR) to soccer fans around the world. The highlight of the tournament was the the first el Clásico to be experienced in VR featuring Real Madrid against Barcelona. World Soccer Talk was given access and a tour of NextVR’s setup for el Clásico Miami on the day of the match. NextVR mixed 12 cameras with 2 views each (left and right) and 24 audio channels to create a seamless, virtual reality experience. ... Read more

MLS and Gold Cup overshadowed by successful International Champions Cup

This summer has been another win for soccer in the United States, but should we be surprised? It seems that every summer in the United States is now positioned as “the summer of soccer,” and this year’s edition was no exception as many of the best clubs from around the world descended on the United States. Plus, there was the CONCACAF Gold Cup as well as domestic club soccer to keep everyone busy during the hot summer months. But while soccer was the big winner in the United States this summer, Major League Soccer and the Gold Cup were completely ... Read more