Spain’s Top Soccer League Set to Play Regular-Season Matches in the US

Some of Spain’s top soccer teams — including FC Barcelona and Real Madrid — are slated to play regular-season matches in the United States for the first time in history as part of a promotional effort to boost soccer’s popularity in North America. 

The initiative is just one plan inked in a 15-year-deal between Spain’s La Liga soccer league and multinational media and sports conglomerate Relevant, according to the English-language edition of Spain’s El País newspaper.

The deal means that U.S. fans will get to see players like Barcelona’s Lionel Messi perform in games that count in the league standings — not just in summer exhibition matches. Read More via FoxNews.

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