Inter Miami to Host FC Barcelona for July 19 Friendly – NBC 6 South Florida

One of the most famous football teams on the planet will once again make a stop in South Florida this summer.

Inter Miami announced on Thursday that it will host a friendly match on July 19 against FC Barcelona at the DRV PNK stadium.

“Bringing a club of the caliber of FC Barcelona to South Florida will continue to put our region on the map as the epicenter of global soccer,” said Xavier Asensi, chief commercial officer of Inter Miami CF. “We are proud and excited to bring this great game to the DRV PNK Stadium for our growing, passionate and multicultural fanbase.”

Five-time UEFA Champions League, 26-time La Liga, 31-time Copa del Rey and three-time FIFA Club World Champions Barca will play in South Florida for the first time since 2019.

The team will play a second game in the United States against Major League Soccer member New York Red Bulls on July 30.

“We are proud to return to the United States and play these two games in a country which is strategic for us because it is a territory where we have a large fan base and where football has seen strong growth in recent years. , especially among the new generations, ”said Juli Guiu, vice-president of the marketing sector of FC Barcelona.

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