Real Madrid announce plans to tour USA

Real Madrid will follow arch-rivals Barcelona to North America this summer on a pre-season tour.

DC United have confirmed they will play Madrid at FedExField on August 9, with more games expected to be announced in the coming days.

Earlier this month, Barcelona, who were crowned Champions League winners last night, confirmed plans to play the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Seattle Sounders in August, with a third game expected to be added.