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US Olympic Men’s Soccer team takes on Japan at Children’s Mercy Park

The match comes right before they head off to the Summer Olympics in Paris.

US Mens Olympic Soccer Team friendly match against Japan promo image shows two men. One kicking a soccer ball, the other running. Text on graphic reads "Forward to France."

A goal-den moment for US men’s soccer.

Graphic courtesy of Sporting KC

For the first time in 16 years, the US is sending a men’s soccer team to the Summer Olympics — and they’re training right here in KCK.

Our nation qualified at the 2022 Concacaf U-20 Championship after defeating Honduras 3-0, and now they’re kicking it into high gear. As a part of their final prep, the team will face off against Japan on Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m., at Children’s Mercy Park. Tickets are $28-$225.

Can’t make it in person? That’s a yellow card. But, don’t worry, you’re still in the game. The match will be streamed on platforms TBA. Watch US Soccer’s website for updates.

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