Red Bulls to Face Olympique Lyonnais Tuesday, July 16June 14, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New York Red Bulls
"We are proud to host Olympique Lyonnais at Red Bull Arena," said Red Bulls General Manager Jérôme de Bontin. "Lyon has a storied history in France and has featured a number of top international players, including our own Juninho and Peguy Luyindula, while playing a distinct brand of soccer. They have been an example to many European clubs of how to build a solid soccer organization over many years, with a strong vision and goals that are reflected by their consistent success and seven-straight Lique 1 championships. We look forward to welcoming Lyon and expect a very entertaining match at Red Bull Arena that will please Red Bulls fans and soccer enthusiasts across the tri-state area."
"I have such a fantastic memory of winning the LFP Champions Trophy in July 2012 at Red Bull Arena, which perfectly launched our season. Since then, regularly speaking with Gérard Houllier, I knew we would soon be back and I immediately responded when it was proposed that we play against the New York Red Bulls this summer," said Olympique Lyonnais President Jean-Michel Aulas. "Through our international brand building program, being hosted by the Red Bulls proves to be a symbolic landmark. We are very proud to have been the New York Red Bulls' choice for this exciting exhibition game next July."
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