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Monday, June 24, 2024

The First-Ever Soccer Match at Lambeau Field

  • Manchester City and Bayern Munich will play an exhibition match at the venerable stadium on July 23.
  • It's the second time the teams will face each other in the United States.
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The tundra won’t be frozen, but a Lambeau Leap from Jack Grealish or Robert Lewandowski isn’t out of the question.

On Monday, the Packers announced that Lambeau Field will play host to the first-ever soccer match in the 65-year history of the venerable stadium when European powerhouses Manchester City and Bayern Munich square off in an exhibition July 23.

The match dubbed “The USA Cup” is part of Bayern Munich’s preseason Audi Summer Tour that will also feature a stop in Washington D.C. to face D.C. United on July 20. On that same day, Manchester City will play a friendly against Club America at NRG Stadium in Houston.

It’s not the first time the teams will meet in the United States. Man City topped Bayern 3-2 in an international Champions Cup match July 28, 2018 at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium.

Bayern Munich captured their 10th consecutive Bundesliga title last month while Man City are the reigning Premier League champions.

Tickets range in price from $35 to $160.

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