LA Galaxy midfielder Juninho hopes to face Real Madrid star Kaka in their looming friendly.

Both players came through the Sao Paulo youth system as juniors.

"I love watching Kaká play," Galaxy midfielder Juninho said). "We went to the same schools and are from the same area. He's a special player and it will be special to play against him.

"I don't know him personally because he was gone before me, but I believe all who know about soccer consider him special."

 The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join the nation on Facebook today: