Flight Club

It’s that time of the year again, when Milan players hop on a plane and tour the world playing meaningless friendlies. Although they typically mean something, as Milan have been paid well for their participation in the ICC Tournament the past couple of years. While the United States was their destination then, this year they are heading to China. Which is perfect for Milan, considering the number of fans there and the fact that the club plans to expand its scope there in conjunction with the deal with Mr. Bee. In fact, they have launched a YouKu channel and a WeChat account in China to help expand the fan base ahead of their trip there. But first, a trip to France, and later, a trip to Germany.

No, Albertazzi will not be the captain in the air or on the pitch. Sorry.


No players were harmed in the photoshopping of this picture

Lyon vs. Milan Friendly
Saturday, July 18 • 20:45 CEST (2:45pm EDT)
Stade de Gerland, Lyon

ICC Tournament

Milan depart for China on the 21st and will be there through July 31st.

You know Real want another smackdown, and another chance to humiliate Inter? Sure.

AC Milan vs. Inter
Saturday, July 25 • 20:00 CST (8:00am EDT)
Shenzhen Universiade Sports Center, Shenzhen

Real Madrid vs. AC Milan
Thursday, July 30 • 20:00 CST (8:00am EDT)
Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai

Audi Cup

Milan will travel to Munich from August 3rd through August 6th.

This one never ends well for Milan

Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan
Tuesday, August 4 • 18:15 CEST (12:15pm EDT)
Allianz Arena, Munich

AC Milan vs. Real Madrid or Tottenham (depending on Tuesday’s results)
Wednesday, August 5 • 18:15 or 20:45 CEST (12:15 or 2:45pm EDT)
Allianz Arena, Munich

Friendlies are a great way to see lots of different players, and lots of different combinations of players together. And while they are in no way indicative of the season ahead, it won’t stop us as fans from pretending they are. Forza Milan!

This post inspired by the music of Inno Milan

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