After several months of waiting — then weeks of anticipation after an EPL Talk report — the game was finally made official early Tuesday morning. Manchester United will visit Qwest Field for an international friendly July 20 at 7 p.m. against Sounders FC.
Multiple friendlies were a part of season-ticket packages in 2009-10, but this year team officials added just one to the 17 league games. Fans also had the option of opting out of the friendly when tickets were renewed months ago.
“Our fans deserve the best and we have provided a blockbuster match,” said majority owner Joe Roth in a news release. “Manchester United is perhaps the most popular team on the planet and certainly one of most successful.
One big, blowout friendly was the promise months ago. So has Sounders FC delivered?
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