/ Modified oct 21, 2016 4:43 p.m.

MLS Teams Headed to Tucson for Preseason Soccer

Say the month of games is the largest pre-season professional event in the country.

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FC Tucson and the organizers of the Desert Diamond Cup have announced the Major League Soccer teams coming to Tucson in February.

A number of players on the teams have ties to the Old Pueblo, having spent time here playing for FC Tucson.

Organizers say the event is the largest pre-season event for Major League Soccer in the country, adding that it’s a chance for fans to see international stars in their own backyard.

During the month-long event, teams will compete in the Desert Friendlies and the Desert Diamond Cup.

The teams are:

  • Portland Timbers
  • Seattle Sounders
  • San Jose Quakes
  • Real Salt Lake
  • New England Revolution
  • Sporting Kansas City
  • Houston Dynamo
  • Colorado Rapids
  • NY Red Bulls
  • NYC Football Club

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