THUMB ONLY: Real Madrid arrive in Los Angeles to start their 2017 US tour

Major League Soccer All-Star foes Real Madrid landed Tuesday night at Los Angeles International Airport as they begin preparing to defend their 2016-17 Champions League and La Liga trophies.


Los Gal├ícticos will face Manchester United, Manchester City and Barcelona in the International Champions Cup before squaring off against the best from MLS in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game in Chicago on Aug. 2 (9 pm ET | FS1, UniM├ís [USA]; TSN, TVAS [CAN]).


Training begins in earnest Wednesday at UCLA, with the first match against the Red Devils slated for 11 days later up in Northern California at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.