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Real Madrid arrives in Dallas

29 July 10:55 am

Real Madrid arrives in Dallas

By Taryn Bray

The members of Real Madrid's squad arrived in Los Angeles on July 22 to begin their two week-long journey in the States. The team began training at the UCLA facilities the day they arrived and continued to have two-a-days until they flew to Oakland on July 26.

While the rest of the team was in Oakland, Cristiano Ronaldo arrived in Los Angeles to begin his own training. After the session he signed hundreds of autographs for fans and posed for photos with them as well. Ronaldo joined other teammates who were not on the Inter Milan match lineup.

Famous faces have shown up at the team's training sessions at UCLA including David Beckham, Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony who is a big soccer and Real Madrid fan.

On Sunday, the squad faced Italian side Inter Milan at Berkeley University's California Memorial Stadium. At the end of regulation the game was tied 1-1 and a penalty shootout saw the Italian side come out with the win.

Real Madrid arrived in Dallas Monday night to an incredible reception at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Dallas.

Tonight at the historic Cotton Bowl, Real Madrid faces Italian giants AS Roma with the match set to kickoff right around 8:15. It will be broadcast live nationally on Fox Sports 1.