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Wrigley Field To Host International Soccer Match

Soccer balls. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Soccer balls. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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(WSCR) Wrigley Field will play host as Italy’s AS Roma and Poland’s Zaglebie Lubin will square off for an international “Friendly at the Confines” July 22 at 2:30 p.m.

The match, which kicks off the first leg of AS Roma’s United States Tour, will mark the first soccer game since 1984, when the Chicago Sting beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1.

“We’re very pleased AS Roma selected Wrigley Field to host their U.S. tour debut. ‘Friendly at the Confines’ will bring soccer enthusiasts and two passionate, diverse fan bases together to cheer on these proud international franchises at an iconic American venue,” said Chicago Cubs President of Business Operations Crane Kenney.

Tickets for the first-ever matchup between these two European soccer clubs go on sale Thursday, May 24, at 10 a.m. CDT at http://www.cubs.com/soccer. Tickets range from $25 to $110 (tax included), with the majority of seats listed at $50 or less.