The D.C. United announced on Monday the official details of the team's friendly matchup with 2011-2012 Italian Serie A champion Juventus FC. The 28-time Serie A champs will visit the nation's capital on July 28 for a matchup with the Black-and-Red at RFK Stadium.
D.C. United president Kevin Payne hailed the opportunity. Via the official release from the United:
"Juventus is the most storied club in Italian soccer history, winning the league championship a record 28 times," said D.C. United President and CEO Kevin Payne. "As the all-time leader in MLS Cup championships, it will be an honor for us to play against Juve. This match affords fans of D.C. United and international soccer an opportunity to see a terrific match right here in DC, and we hope all of our fans will come out to show their support for top-level soccer in the Nation's Capital."
Founded in 1897, Juventus FC is the oldest football club in Italy. The current roster features a number of household names among the sport's fans, including 2006 FIFA World Cup champions Alessandro Del Piero, Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo.
The matchup between the United and Juventus FC is scheduled for July 28, at 6:00 p.m. The game is included in season ticket holder packages, and individual tickets are now on sale through TicketMaster or directly from the United, which fans can reach by calling 202-587-5000.
Ticket prices are as follows:
Group (15+) & advance sale prices
Endline - $30
Sideline - $38
Midfield - $46
Mezzanine - $58
Club - $75
Day of match prices
Endline - $35
Sideline - $45
Midfield - $55
Mezzanine - $65
Club - $85