ORLANDO, Fla. – Italian soccer powerhouse AS Roma is returning to Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando for a week of training and a friendly against Orlando City.
Roma will be stateside next month, training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex from May 22-25, and will play Orlando City on Friday, May 23.
Orlando City, currently in the United Soccer League, will field a Major League Soccer expansion team next season.
Roma, which played summer matches in the United States the last two years, also will face Liverpool FC at Fenway Park (July 23) before competing in the loaded Guinness International Champions Cup. Roma will play Manchester United (July 26 in Denver), Real Madrid (July 29 in Dallas) and F.C. Inter (August 2 in Philadelphia). The final is Aug. 4 in Miami.