Lambeau Field, residence of the Green Bay Packers, is arguably probably the most historic standing NFL website within the United States however will host a unique sort of soccer recreation this summer season.
As famous by Reuters (h/t ESPN), German giants Bayern Munich and reigning English Premier League champions Manchester City will play an exhibition match at Lambeau Field on July 23. This would be the first soccer match held on the venue.
Bayern made historical past final month by securing a outstanding tenth consecutive Bundesliga title. City completed the 2020-21 season atop the desk for the English prime flight and at present lead the league with 83 factors, yet another than second-place Liverpool have initially of May.
“We are wanting ahead to internet hosting a unique sort of soccer at Lambeau Field this summer season as we welcome FC Bayern Munich and Manchester City to Green Bay,” Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy mentioned for an announcement launched on the Manchester City web site. “Our residence stadium is famend for its historical past and custom, and we’re honoured to host two equally historic golf equipment from throughout the pond. We’re wanting ahead to seeing their devoted supporters from around the globe attend Lambeau Field’s debut soccer match.”
City may even face Mexico’s Club America in Houston on July 20, whereas Bayern will play towards Major League Soccer membership D.C. United in Washington, D.C. that very same day.