Chicago first stop for Beckham and Co.

July 14, 2005
CHICAGO -- Real Madrid arrived in Chicago on Thursday, boasting stars such as David Beckham, Michael Owen and Ronaldo for its two-game tour of the United States.

The nine-time European club champion meets Mexican power Chivas Guadalajara on Saturday at Soldier Field. Then, Real Madrid meets Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy on Monday in Carson, Calif., before heading to Beijing, Tokyo and Bangkok.

"It's a chance to show what European soccer offers," midfielder ...

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