July 25, 2011 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas
FRISCO, Texas (Monday, July 25, 2011) - The reigning UEFA Champions League champion, FC Barcelona announced today its travel roster for its three-game participation in the Herbalife World Football Challenge this summer in the United States, starting this Saturday, July 30 at an expected sold-out FedExField in Landover, MD (live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, starting at 7:00 p.m. ET).
FC Barcelona faces Club America on Saturday, August 6 at 3 p.m. CT at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Led by manager Josep Guardiola, the list of international standouts includes Spanish National Team 2010 FIFA World Cup champions Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Carles Puyol, Gerard Pique, Pedro, Victor Valdez, Sergio Busquets and David Villa.
Tickets for the Herballife World Football Challenge 2011 games are still available by visiting WorldFootballChallenge.com.
FC BARCELONA TOUR ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS: Masip, Jose Manuel Pinto, Victor Valdez
DEFENDERS: Eric Abidal, Balliu, Andreu Fontas, Maxwell, Muniesta, Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol, Rosell
MIDFIELDERS: Sergio Busquets, Carmona, Jonathan dos Santos, Andres Iniesta, Seydou Keita, Riverola, Thiago, Xavi
FORWARDS: Ibrahim Afellay, Cuenca, Pedro, Jonathan Soriano, Jeffren Suarez, David Villa
MANAGER: Josep Guardiola
Herbalife World Football Challenge 2011
* vs. Manchester United, Saturday, July 30, 7 pm ET, FedExField, Landover, MD
* vs. CD Guadalajara, Wednesday, August 3, 8 pm ET, Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL
* vs. Club America, Saturday, August 6, 3 pm CT, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX