Two-goal Diego Milito & Co.: coming to Carson (AP Photo).
Saturday, Aug. 7, to be precise, at Home Depot Center.
Tickets are $50 and “will go on sale to the general public at a future date.”
“We have always said that it is our ambition to give our fans exciting games that further enhance the experience of being an LA Galaxy fan and bringing the champions of Europe to The Home Depot Center certainly fits that vision,” Galaxy President of Business Operations Tom Payne said. “This is the second consecutive season in which we have brought the (UEFA) Champions League winners to Southern California and just like last year, we are anticipating another unbelievable evening for our team and our fans.”
The Galaxy lost to Barcelona last August at the Rose Bowl before a crowd of 93,137.
The five-time Serie A champions beat Bayern Munich 2-0 Saturday to claim the treble.
From the Galaxy press release:
Inter Milan will travel to Los Angeles with their complete squad of stars, which currently includes many World Cup-bound superstars such as Argentina’s Diego Milito, who scored both Inter goals in Saturday’s Champions League Final, and Walter Samuel, Brazil’s Julio Cesar, Lucio and Maicon, Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o, Ghana’s Sulley Muntari, Holland’s Wesley Sneijder, David Suazo of Honduras and Serbia’s Dejan Stankovic. They also feature 2006 FIFA World Cup winner Marco Materazzi, former Italian international goalkeeper Francesco Toldo, Argentina internationals Esteban Cambiasso and Javier Zanetti, the current Inter captain, as well as a host of additional international stars.
But not Jose Mourinho, I suppose, who conventional wisdom says is Real Madrid-bound.