Found May 29, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
Philadelphia has become the Soccer destination in 2012; Lincoln Financial Field announced that Spain’s La Liga champion Real Madrid and Scottish Premier League title holder Celtic FC will face each other in the 2012 World Football Challenge on Saturday August 11 at 1:30 PM. The World Football Challenge has become one of the largest and most successful soccer exhibitions ever staged in North America, the World Football Challenge brings together many of the world’s most accomplished and celebrated soccer clubs to play in major sports venues across the region. Philadelphia Eagles Chief Operating Officer Don Smolenski said the following about the 2012 World Football Challenge: “We are thrilled to have two international soccer powerhouses playing at Lincoln Financial Field this summer, Last year’s match between Real Madrid and the Philadelphia Union brought a great deal of fanfare and showed the passion this city has for the sport. We expect to build on that excitement by having two of t...
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