Barcelona, Real Madrid will bring El Clasico to Miami during this summer’s ICC

The greatest rivalry in club soccer is coming to the United States for the first time. Real Madrid and Barcelona will face each other in Miami on July 29 as part of the International Champions Cup.

A formal announcement of the game will come on Friday.

Organizing a Clásico in the U.S. required an enormous amount of diplomacy. Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross, who owns the ICC through his company Relevent Sports, flew in his private plane to Spain last December along with Matt Higgins (the RSE Ventures CEO), Tom Garfinkel (Dolphins CEO) and Charlie Stillitano (the Relevent chairman).

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