Real Madrid are planebound for Los Angeles, where they will land at approximately 1:20 am CET on Thursday. The team will stay at the Beverly Hills Hotel located on Sunset Boulevard.
The 18 players who are making the trip will begin two-a-day workouts on Thursday on the UCLA campus. The US tour includes a match against Club America in San Francisco on 4 August followed by a game against the LA Galaxy in the Rose Bowl on 8 August.
The team will then travel to Germany, where on 13 August they will play against Bayern Munich in a match in honor of club President of Honor Franz Beckenbauer. The tour wraps up on 17 August with a game in Belgium against Standard Liege. Real Madrid will then return to Spain where they will play against Hercules in Alicante and the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy.
Players traveling to US include Dudek, Adan, Pepe, Marcelo, Garay, Drenthe, Diarra, Lass, Granero, Gago, Pedro Leon, Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema. Youth teamers: Nacho Fernandez, Marcos Tebar, Alex Fernandez, Juanfran and Alvaro Morata. Other World Cup and Under-19 internationals will steadily rejoin team over the next few days.