U.S. Men's Soccer Takes on Germany at RFK Stadium - NBC4 Washington

U.S. Men's Soccer Takes on Germany at RFK Stadium



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    U.S. Clint Dempsey, center, fights for the ball against Honduras' players Victor Bernardez, left, and Roger Espinoza, right, during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

    U.S. Soccer will be celebrating its centennial this year, and commemorating the occasion with an international "friendly" at RFK Stadium next month.

    The friendly has been dubbed the “Centennial Celebration Match” and will be held June 2 at 2:30 p.m.

    The U.S. women’s team will get in on the action at 4:30 p.m. when they face Canada at BMO Field in Toronto.

    The men’s match will mark the first time U.S. Head Coach Jurgen Kilnsmann will be facing his former team since being named coach of the U.S. squad in 2011.

    Klinsmann was a star striker on Germany’s 1990 World Cup-winning team and coached Die Mannschaft from 2004-2006.

    He recently unveiled his roster for World Cup qualifiers, which includes nine newly called up MLS players and no Landon Donovan.

    After Germany, the U.S. has three important qualifiers to prepare for: Jamaica June 7, Panama in Seattle June 11 and Honduras in Salt Lake City June 18.

    Germany’s squad will be led by proven stars like Thomas Muller and Miroslav Klose. The team placed third in the 2010 World Cup and is one of the favorites to make a deep run in 2014.

    Ticket prices range from $38 for upper endline seats to $250 for on-field placement. If you want to check out some world-class "futbol," you can buy tickets at Ticketmaster.com, its retail outlets or by calling the toll-free number 1-800-745-3000.