Real Madrid to play in Australia
24 November 2014, 11:06
Melbourne - Real Madrid has been confirmed as one of three European teams to contest the International Champions Cup Australia tournament at the Melbourne Cricket Ground next July.
The 100,024-seat stadium will host matches on July 18, 21 and 24 when the International Champions Cup expands to including an Asia-Pacific tournament running in conjunction with the established U.S. competition.
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Organizers of the Melbourne tournament, including the Victoria state government, announced Real Madrid's participation on Monday.
The 2014 edition was played across 13 cities in North America, with a U.S. record 109,318 fans attending the group game between Real Madrid and Manchester United at Michigan Stadium in August. Manchester United won that match and later beat Liverpool in the final.
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