The Colorado Rapids have announced they will host an international friendly match against legendary Mexican League side Club América at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday, July 15. The match is schedule for a 7:30 p.m. MT kickoff.
Club América, based in Mexico City, is one of the most successful teams world-wide, having captured 10 Primera División championships. Despite not being the oldest Mexican club, Club América has achieved more international glory than any other club from Mexico, and is tied with FC Barcelona (Spain) and FC Bayern Munich (Germany) for the number of official international titles, with eight. Club América also has more international titles that are recognized by FIFA than any other team from the CONCACAF region.
This will be the 7th international match the Rapids have brought to Dick's Sporting Goods Park since its opening in April of 2007.