Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXVIIPizza Hut Park-April 9th

Manchester United


Real Madrid

Dallas Cup makes it official, the worlds

two most recognized soccer teams,

Manchester United FC


Real Madrid CF

will face off in the Super Group division

Sunday, April 9, 2006 at 7:00pm.

Manchester United FC


Real Madrid CF

Dallas Cup makes it official, the worlds two most recognized soccer teams, Manchester United FC and Real Madrid CF will face off in the Super Group division, Sunday, April 9, 2006 at 7:00pm. This is the first time Manchester United has sent an Under-19 team to play in the Dallas Cup. Real Madrid is returning for a third Dallas Cup, but this will be the first meeting of the these two teams on United States soil.

Manchester United, which represents Englands Premiere League, is considered the most successful professional sports franchise in the world. Their senior team is the winner of two European Championship Cups, eight FA Premiere League Titles and seven Football League Division One Championships.


We are delighted to be returning to Dallas Cup this year to play in the Super Group for the first time, Les Kershaw, Academy Manager, Manchester United Football Club told us, The prospect of playing in the magnificent new facilities at the Frisco complex are very exciting to our club.


Manchester United is no stranger to Dallas Cup, playing in U-12 and U-14 divisions in recent years, but this year they are bringing players that are on the verge of progressing to their senior squad.


Real Madrid, which represents La Liga in Spain, is the most successful team in club soccer history, having won the prestigious European Championship cup five consecutive times and a total of nine times overall.


Ivan Bravo, Real Madrids International Development Manager said, We are honored by the invitation  to play in Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXVII and we are very much looking forward to our visit to Dallas in April.


These are exciting times for the Dallas Cup having these two clubs competing against each other in April. Manchester United and Real Madrid have the two most prestigious histories in soccer and we could not have had two more qualified teams competing in the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXVII at Pizza Hut Park, stated Randy Jones, tournament manager of Dallas Cup, David Beckham and Raul of Real Madrid and Wayne Rooney of Manchester United, all played in the Dallas Cup as youth players in their earlier careers,


Gordon Jago, executive director of Dallas Cup stated, The names of this years Super Group shows the commitment Dallas Cup is making to the future of the tournament, and bringing to the North Texas fans the highest quality of youth soccer.


Dallas Cup is the premier international youth soccer tournament in the world. Since 1980, Dallas Cup has hosted teams from all over the United States and the world. Soccer superstars including David Beckham, Landon Donovan, DeMarcus Beasley and Freddie Adu have participated in Dallas Cup as young amateurs. Dallas Cup, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, headquartered in Dallas Texas USA. Additional information about Dallas Cup can be found at

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