Real Madrid Pre-Season 2017: Dates and Games

Real Madrid Pre-Season 2017: Dates and Games


Real Madrid players are officially on holidays. From the 5th of June until the 10th of July, the players can enjoy the summer with their families and rest after a tough season. They have a well deserved holidays after winning four titles this season: La Liga, Champions League, European Supercup and FIFA Club World Cup.

Whereas most of the players will have more than one month of holidays, Cristiano Ronaldo has to play with Portugal the Confederations Cup. This tournament will start on the 17th of June and the final will be played the 2nd of July. So his holidays will be adapted to his schedule. Fortunately, Toni Kroos has not been called by Joachim Low, so he could rest this summer.

Until the 10th of July, the players will be on holidays whereas Florentino PĂ©rez and his team will be preparing the next season. The full squad will meet the 10th of July at Valdebebas and the very same day, they will catch a flight to the United States. The first eight days, the team will be managed by Antonio Pintus, the physical trainer. After that, the players will start with the friendly games.

Los Blancos will play again the International Cup against the most important clubs in Europe. The first one will be Manchester United on the 23rd of July in San Francisco. Then, the 26th in Los Angeles against Manchester City and the 29th of July against Barcelona in Miami. The friendly games end on the 2nd of August against some players from the MLS in Chicago.

Then, Real Madrid have to play the European Supercup against Manchester United. The game will be played in Macedonia at the Filip II Stadium, probably on the 8th of August. After that, Los Blancos play the Spanish Supercup against FC Barcelona. The first leg will be either the 12th or the 13th, whereas the second leg will be held three days after.

Dates of the Real Madrid Pre-Season 2017

10th of July: Return from holidays.
23rd of July: Real Madrid v Manchester United (San Francisco).
26th of July: Real Madrid v Manchester City (Los Angeles).
29th of July: Real Madrid v Barcelona (Miami).
2nd of August: Real Madrid v MLS (Chicago).
8th of August: European Supercup Real Madrid v Manchester United (Macedonia)
12th or 13th of August: First leg Spanish Supercup Barcelona v Real Madrid.
15th or 16th of August: Second leg Spanish Supercup Real Madrid v Barcelona.