Two of the biggest soccer clubs in the world will be squaring off in South Florida.
The folks at the World Football Challenge announced on Monday that England’s Chelsea FC and Italy’s AC Milan will battle at Sun Life Stadium.
Kickoff is set for Saturday, July 28 at 6:00 p.m.
“We’re pleased Chelsea FC and AC Milan are coming to the home of international soccer for an unforgettable match," said Matt Higgins, CEO of RSE Ventures. "Working with the Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium, we plan a full line up of summer soccer in what promises to be an annual tradition in Miami.”
Tickets go on sale this Thursday at 10:00 a.m. through all Ticketmaster outlets.
“Miami is a soccer hotbed,” said Mike Dee, CEO of the Miami Dolphins. “This announcement continues the tradition of bringing world-class events to our facility.”
Chelsea is led by international superstars such as Spanish forward Fernando Torres and English National Team standouts John Terry and Frank Lampard. AC Milan boast a roster of top international stars, including Brazil’s Robinho and Pato, and Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
In August 2011, the match between FC Barcelona and Chivas Guadalajara match drew 70,080 fans, setting a Florida attendance record for a soccer match.