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Manchester United, Club America to play summer match in Arizona

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Posted at 2:26 PM, Apr 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-04 17:26:34-04

Listen up, soccer fans: Manchester United and Mexico's Club America are coming to Arizona for a summer match.

The two teams will face-off Thursday, July 19 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Kick-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.

The stop is part of Manchester United's summer tour in the United States.

Pre-sale tickets will go on sale Monday, April 9 and regular tickets will go on sale Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.

Tickets start at $27 and will be sold at Ticketmaster.com, the University of Phoenix Stadium box office, and via phone at 800-745-3000.

"Here we have arguably the two biggest teams in their respective countries coming head-to-head in Phoenix," said Charlie Stillitano, executive chairman of Relevant Sports, in a written statement. "Manchester United and Club Americas consistently compete at a world-class level, and the opportunity to watch a match-up between these two international elites shows the incredible growth that soccer continues to enjoy in the U.S."

Manchester United was founded in 1878 and has won 20 English first division titles, 12 FA Cup titles and FIFA Club World Cup, a news release said.

Club America is Mexico's top soccer club and based in Mexico City. It has won 32 trophies, including 12 league titles, the release said.