Soccer, or should I say futbol, is coming to Yankee Stadium.
On Wednesday night in the Bronx, AC Milan and Real Madrid will square off in an event sure to draw quite a few excited spectators. The game is part of the 2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge.
AC MIlan comes into the match fresh off of a victory against Chelsea FC 1-0 back on July 28 in Miami. Real Madrid is even hotter after torching the L.A. Galaxy 5-1 on August 2 before dispatching Santos Laguna 2-1 in Las Vegas on Sunday.
The starting lineups are all set on both sides, and are as follows:
Striker: Gonzalo Higuain
Forwards: Christiano Ronaldo, Mesut Ozil, Jese
Midfielders: Esteban Granedo, Xabi Alonso
Defensemen: Fabio Coentrao, Raul Albiol, Raphael Varane, Alvaro Arbeloa
Goaltender: Iker Casillas
Striker: Robinho, Stephan El Shaarawy
Forwards: Antonio Cassano
Midfielders: Antonio Nocerino, Riccardo Montolivo, Kevin Constant
Defensemen: Ignazio Abate, Daniele Bonera, Francesco Acerbi, Luca Antonini
Goaltender: Marco Amelia