D.C. United, Real Madrid C.F. to host conference call

Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2009) - D.C. United will hold a conference call Wednesday, July 22 at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss in advance details of the club’s upcoming friendly with Real Madrid C.F. Representing the two teams will be D.C. United President Kevin Payne and Real Madrid C.F. Director of Football Emilio Butragueño. D.C. United and Real Madrid C.F. are set to play an international friendly on August 9 at FedExField. Kick-off is set for 3:00 p.m. ET and more than 45,000 seats have already been sold to the match. Tickets and promotional packages remain available for sale via .

What: D.C. United conference call in advance of Real Madrid C.F. friendly

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Dialing information:

North American media (877) 261-6263

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Who: Kevin Payne - D.C. United President

Emilio Butragueño - Real Madrid C.F. Director of Football

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