A huge soccer game is coming to the D.C. region.
Spanish giant Barcelona is scheduled to play legendary English club Manchester United at 91,000-capacity FedEx Field in Landover, Md., on July 30, according to the Associated Press today and first reported by the Soccer Insider website.
United last played Barcelona at the 2009 Champions League final in Rome which was won by the Spanish club 2-0. The two teams could of course play in this years Champions League. Both teams are through to the quarterfinal stage.
Barcelona will also play AC Milan (Aug. 3 in Miami ) and Mexican team America (Arlington, Texas, on Aug. 6 ) as part of its American tour.
Barcelona toured the U.S. as part its preseason preparations in 2008 and 2009.
In its 2011 U.S. tour, the team will likely be missing stars Lionel Messi, right back Daniel Alves and midfielder Javier Mascherano because of the Copa America in Argentina, which ends July 24.
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