The Chicago Fire in conjunction with officials from A.C. Milan today released the names of the players scheduled to travel to Chicago for the Chicago Fire vs. A.C. Milan match presented by Best Buy at TOYOTA PARK on Sunday, May 30 at 7:30 PM CT.
Tickets for this match are included in the Season Ticket and Ten Game packages as Bonus Game 1. Groups of 15 or more are available for all price sections and include a savings off the regular price. To reserve your seats today please call 1-888-MLS-FIRE (657-3473), head to www.Ticketmaster.com or visit the club’s official website www.Chicago-Fire.com.
A number of high-profile players look to take to the TOYOTA PARK pitch on May 30 including play-making midfielder Ronaldinho. The gifted Brazilian and former FIFA World Player of the Year (2004, 2005), is recognized worldwide for leading FC Barcelona to two Spanish La Liga titles, two Spanish Super Cups and the Catalan club’s second UEFA Champions League victory in 2006.
Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf, the only player to win the Champions League with three different clubs (Ajax, Real Madrid and A.C. Milan), will represent the Rossoneri in their first trip to Chicago since 2005. Seedorf has won a total of four Champions League trophies and three FIFA Club World Cups, in addition to his 87 career appearances for the Dutch national team.
Alexandre Pato is set to make his first trip to TOYOTA PARK. The 20-year-old Brazilian forward has tallied 36 goals in 74 appearances since joining the San Siro outfit in 2007.
Current World Cup champion Filippo Inzaghi, who has appeared in 184 matches for the Rossoneri and A.C. Milan captain Massimo Ambrosini will travel for the match against the Fire. The two Italian stalwarts have been with the Milan club since 2001 and 1995, respectively.
AC Milan Roster by Position:
GOAL KEEPERS (3): Dida, Christian Abbiati, Flavio Roma
DEFENDERS (6): Diniz Paixao, Alessandro Nesta, Marek Jankulovski, Giuseppe Favalli, Massimo Oddo, Luca Antonini
MIDFIELDERS (6): Davide Di Gennaro, Mancini, Ignazio Abate, Clarence Seedorf, Mathieu Flamini, Massimo Ambosini
FORWARDS (4): Filippo Inzaghi, Ronaldinho, Dominic Adiyiah, Alexandre Pato
*All players listed are scheduled to appear
A.C. Milan becomes the fourth European club to visit Chicago in the month of May. Paris Saint-Germain, Legia Warsaw and Red Star Belgrade will all join the Fire for the inaugural Chicago Sister Cities International Cup presented by Best Buy on Wednesday, May 19 and Saturday, May 22. For tickets click here.