Armenian Premier League champion Shirak Football Club will have a friendly match in the United States this winter.
On February 15, Gyumri-based Shirak will play against the Los Angeles Galaxy at the StubHubCenter in Carson, California.
The Los Angeles Galaxy are an American professional soccer team, which competes in Major League Soccer (MLS). It is one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, and one of the league’s most-decorated clubs,
In January 2007, the club made international headlines by signing English superstar David Beckham from Real Madrid, which was the highest-profile signing in the history of MLS. Another major signing was Robbie Keane, who currently captains the club.
Shirak may play additional test matches in the USA.
The StubHubCenter, which will host the match, has a capacity of 27,000 spectators.