SANDY, Utah – Real Salt Lake announced that they will host Legendary Italian Club Inter Milan on Tuesday, July 19 at Rio Tinto Stadium. The match will kickoff at 8pm and can be heard on ESPN 700. Officially known as FC Internazionale Milano, and colloquially outside Italy as simply “Inter Milan” the Milan-based club is recognized worldwide for its iconic black and blue jersey, hence the nickname the Nerazzurri. Inter Milan has competed in Italy’s top flight league, Serie A, for over a century and has never been relegated in its 108 years of history.
Inter Milan is one of the most storied clubs in not only Europe but the World, having won 30 domestic trophies, including 18 league titles, seven Coppas Italias and five Italian Supercoppas. From 2006-2010, Inter Milan won five consecutive Serie A titles, matching the all-time record.
The last time that the Claret-and-Cobalt hosted a European power house was August of 2006 where they welcomed Real Madrid to Rice Eccles Stadium. In the Rio Tinto Stadium era, RSL is 13-6-8 vs. visiting international squads (does NOT include league matches against visiting Canadian teams, against whom RSL is now 13-2-3 (33/14 goal +/-)
RSL Season Ticket Members can secure their seats until Friday, June 17, with the entire Stadium going on sale at that time to the general public via the stadium box office, RSL.com, RioTintoStadium.com or by calling 844.Real.Tix.
VP of Communications for Real Salt Lake, Trey Fitzgerald joined the Bill Riley Show to discuss the matchup with Inter Milan:
Subscribe to ESPN700's News!
Get the latest sports news, contests and flyaways, and more straight to your inbox with our weekly emails.