LA Weekly’s Isai Rocha reported on a long-awaited event for all soccer fans in his latests piece. Los Angeles hosted the finale of the Soccer Champions Tour on Saturday, July 30, where finalists Real Madrid and Juventus competed at the iconic Rose Bowl. The tour was composed of some of Europe (EUFA) and Mexico’s (La Liga) biggest soccer clubs who where making their way across the U.S. for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Outside of the Champions Tour, Guadalajara and Club America will stick around for friendlies against the Los Angeles Galaxy and LAFC on August 3.
“I went to the U.S. in 2019, with Florentina and it was definitely a remarkable experience,” Striker Dušan Vlahović said at the start of the tour. “we’re all very happy that we have an opportunity to go back to the U.S., so from this point of view, as I said before, I’m happy to come to the U.S. and we can’t wait to get there and to play against great teams.”