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CHICAGO (May 21, 2013) - In advance of the Centennial
Celebration Match, the U.S. Men's National Team will
host a public training session Saturday, June 1 , at 3 p.m. ET at
RFK Stadium. Admission and parking for the event is free. The Germany
National Team - currently ranked No. 2 in the world - will also host a
public training session beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Admission and parking for the event are free. Fans can park in
Lots 5&8 and enter the stadium through Gate A.
Fans who pre-register on ussoccer.com will be entered to have a
chance to be the "Equipment Manager for the Day." For this
unique experience, the winner will wear the same training gear as the
staff of the National Team and will assist with the duties of the job
before, during and after the training session in the locker room and on
At the session, fans will get a first-hand look at how the
National Team prepares for an important match and hear exclusive
interviews with U.S. MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and select
players. U.S. Soccer Supporters Club members will receive premium
seating at the public training session. If fans wish to take part in
this exclusive priority, they can join the U.S. Soccer Supporters Club
through ussoccer.com/supporters or at the stadium on the day of the
U.S. Soccer is also holding an exciting series of events on and
around matchday leading up to kickoff. The U.S. Soccer Fan Fest will
open at 9 a.m. at the D.C. Armory Mall with a host of fun and
interactive activities for soccer enthusiasts and families. A special
pre-game tailgate starts at 12:30 p.m. at the same location. A tailgate
ticket includes free food and non-alcoholic beverages.
The U.S. Soccer Youth Coaching Seminar presented by KwikGoal is
designed for volunteer youth coaches, parents and soccer leaders
interested in learning about U.S. Soccer's recommendations for
developing players from ages 5 to 12. The seminar is based on U.S.
Soccer's Curriculum and will be led by U.S. Soccer Director of Coaching
Dave Chesler and Positive Coaching Alliance Lead Instructor Joe Scally.
The seminar will take place June 1 from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. at RFK
Stadium. Admission is $40 (TICKETS).
The United States will host Germany for its Centennial Celebration
Match on June 2 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. (TICKETS)
Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. ET and will be the first of two National
Team matches that day as the Women's National Team takes on Canada at
BMO Field in Toronto at 4:30 p.m. ET. Germany will also train at
RFK Stadium on Saturday, with training open to the public at 11:30 a.m.
Groups of 20 or more can obtain an order form at ussoccer.com or
call 312-528-1290. Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that
include a premium ticket, a custom-made official U.S. National Team
jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before and after
the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively
is 13-3-4 all-time at RFK Stadium and is in the midst of a seven-game
unbeaten streak (6-0-1) at the venue. The U.S.
last played at RFK against Jamaica, earning a 2-0
victory on June 19, 2011, and advancing to the semifinals of the
CONCACAF Gold Cup.
- Greg Seltzer