Back-to-back MLS Champions LA Galaxy have been confirmed to play in an eight-team international cup this summer.

The Galaxy will play in the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup to take place in Europe and the United States in July and August.

The tournament will also feature Spanish giants Real Madrid and Italian pair Inter Milan and Juventus and will kick off in Europe on July 27, in a city yet to be determined, before moving to the United States, with semi-finals in Los Angeles and New York on August 3-4 and the final at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on August 6-7.

Other matches in the US will take place in Phoenix, San Francisco and Indianapolis.

"It is an honor for the Galaxy to be able to represent Major League Soccer against some of the world's top clubs in the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup," Galaxy President Chris Klein said.

"Our fans are accustomed to seeing their team take on the world's elite club teams in summer friendlies and we are excited to be able to continue that tradition here in the Southern California as well as in other cities throughout the United States."

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