Real Madrid arrival at Chicago O'Hare Terminal #5 (Iberia flight #6279 from Madrid)
6:30 p.m. -- Real Madrid Press Conference @ W Hotel, 644 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago welcomes Real Madrid
Real Madrid's much anticipated arrival to Chicago for Saturday's Fire-International soccer doubleheader came on Thursday, with fans of the Spanish superclub greeting the team at O'Hare Airport before the squad headed to its downtown headquarters for a short media conference ( view photo gallery >).
Friday holds even more in store for the "Galacticos", as the club will make the media rounds, attend the Chicago Cubs-Pittsburgh Pirates game at Wrigley Field and be officially welcomed to the Windy City by Mayor Richard M. Daley at City Hall before conducting a public practice at Soldier Field at 6:00 p.m. CT. For more updates and photos on Real Madrid's journey to Chicago, keep visiting www.Chicago-Fire.com throughout the weekend.
Friday, July 15
12:45 p.m. -- Real Madrid/First Pitch at Wrigley Field for Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Game
2:15 p.m. -- Real Madrid Visit to City Hall; Meeting with Mayor Richard M. Daley
5:55 p.m. -- CD Guadalajara flight arrival (Mexicana #818 from Guadalajara) at Chicago O'Hare
6:00-7:15 p.m. -- Real Madrid practice @ Soldier Field followed by press conference
9:00 p.m. -- Real Madrid reception at Sal e Carvao (media invited for red carpet mixed zone)
Saturday, July 16
5:30 p.m. -- Real Madrid vs. Chivas Guadalajara @ Soldier Field
All times local.