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Register for U.S. MNT Free Public Training Session at FirstEnergy Stadium for Chance to Meet Jurgen Klinsmann


MNT to Train at 5 p.m. ET on May 28; Admission is Free and Open to the Public

MNT to Train at 5 p.m. ET on May 28; Admission is Free and Open to the Public

CHICAGO (May 13, 2013) - As part of the continuing effort to connect with fans, the U.S. Men's National Team will host a public training session Tuesday, May 28, at 5 p.m. ET at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Fans should enter the stadium through the Southwest Gate, which will be open at 4:30 p.m. ET. Admission to the event is free, and parking is available for $3 in the West 3rd lot.

Fans who pre-register on ussoccer.com will be entered to have a chance to meet U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann at the stadium prior to the training session. (REGISTER HERE)

At the session, fans will get a first-hand look at how the National Team prepares for an important match and hear exclusive interviews with Klinsmann and select players. U.S. Soccer Supporters Club members will receive premium seating at the public training session. If fans wish to take part in this exclusive priority, they can join the U.S. Soccer Supporters Club through ussoccer.com/supporters or at the stadium on the day of the training session.

The U.S. Men’s National Team will be hosting Belgium for the first time when the teams meet May 29. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, WatchESPN and UniMas. Fans can also follow on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer.

Tickets are on sale through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers throughout metro Cleveland (including many Giant Eagle locations), as well as the FirstEnergy Stadium ticket office (open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

Groups of 20 or more can obtain an order form at ussoccer.com or call 312-528-1290. Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that include a premium ticket, a custom-made official U.S. National Team jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before and after the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively through ussoccer.com.

The city of Cleveland will play host to the U.S. Men’s National Team for the third time. In its only other visit against national team opposition, the U.S. defeated Venezuela 2-0 in the second match of the Send-Off Series for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. On that day, a young Michael Bradley earned his first cap for the Senior National Team. Twelve years earlier, the USA made its first Cleveland appearance when facing German Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern Munich, losing 3-2 at the old Municipal Stadium on May 21, 1994.

The match against Belgium kicks off a packed summer for the National Team, which will play in three FIFA World Cup qualifiers in June and the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July. In addition, U.S. Soccer is celebrating its 100-year Anniversary and will be hosting a number of events throughout the year, including the Centennial Celebration Match against three-time FIFA World Cup Champion Germany on June 2 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. (TICKETS)

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