High-profile friendly for the Red Bulls.Red Bull New York announced today that they will face renowned Italian club, Juventus FC, on Sunday, May 23 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time at Red Bull Arena in an exhibition match.
“Since opening Red Bull Arena, we have been committed to bringing in elite clubs from around the world to play in what we consider to be the best soccer-specific stadium in North America,” said Red Bull New York Managing Director Erik Stover.
“With its storied history and multiple championships, Juventus certainly fits in with this vision. They are a prestigious club with a tremendous following around the world and we are excited to host them at our brand new home.”
New York had a poor season in 2009, finishing dead last in the league standings, but a change has already come over the team in 2010.
Besides opening their new stadium, they have played to the top spot of the Eastern Conference.
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