International Champions Cup Arrives In US At The Right Time

Manchester United Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Real Madrid Montage Beverly Hills,Beginning July 24, eight European football clubs will participate in the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. The matches will take place in 11 select United States cities, with one contest occurring in Toronto. has provided fans with a behind the scenes look at Manchester United's and Real Madrid's time in Los Angeles, with Man U stopping through for an exhibition game with the LA Galaxy (not part of Champions Cup), while Real Madrid hit the field for their now annual training camp at UCLA.

With the growing wave of international soccer momentum in the US, following the overwhelming popularity of the 2014 World Cup, these multiple international contests should be very well attended. The Man U versus Galaxy game at the Rose Bowl drew an estimated 80,000 fans.

For further insight into the event, including Cristiano Ronaldo's impact on the festivities, as well as the expected record attendance that may be in store for the Real Madrid versus Manchester United match in Ann Arbor, Michigan, check out this interesting article, courtesy of Yahoo Finance.