contest before the European football season kicks off with the 2011 Audi Cup. The teams of FC Bayern München,
FC Barcelona, AC Milan and SC Internacional de Porto Alegre will meet during the last week of July and football
fans will be in for a treat as Bayern Munich defends its win from 2009.
Cup is a two-day association football tournament featuring four teams playing at the Allianz Arena in Munich,
Soccer Football ClubFierce Competition When the world's best club teams meet one can expect some pretty fierce competition. Having each been a FIFA
Club World Cup Champion at least once, these teams are eager to show off their mastery of the beautiful game
before the football season kicks off.While FC Bayern München, FC Barcelona, AC Milan are members of Audi's international football family, the team
of SC Internacional de Porto Alegre will also be competing in this year's Audi Cup bringing their unique touch
of Brazilian flare. Top TeamsFC Bayern Munich is considered Germany's most successful football club having won 22 German titles and 15 cups.
The club is eager to reach the final of the Champions League, which is also being played at their home
stadium, the Allianz Arena, and their performance at the Audi Cup could set the trend for the upcoming football
season.They will be taking on AC Milan in the semi-final on 26 July and can expect to play either FC International
Porto Alegre or FC Barcelona - who are competing in the second semi-final – for their second Audi Cup win on 27
July. AC Milan is no push over though. They have been Italian Champions 17 times and five-time winners of the Italian
Cup as well as becoming Champions League winners six times, making them one of Europe's top clubs. Veterans of the 2009 Audi Cup, AC Milan is coached by Massimiliano Allegri. They will have such international
superstars as Robinho and Alexandre Pato and Zlatan Ibrahimović to draw upon - ensuring an exciting first
semi-final opener for the Audi football tournament.Current Spanish and European football champions, FC Barcelona, are set to take on FC International Porto Alegre
in the second semi final. Barcelona became the first club in Spain to win the treble in 2009 consisting of La Liga, Copa del Rey, and the
Champions League. They're also the first football club ever to win six out of six competitions in a single
year. FC Barcelona will have their work cut out for them though as the Brazilian multi-sport club from Porto Alegre
are famous for winning such international titles as the 2006 FIFA Club World Cup, 2007 Recopa Sudamericana and
the 2008 Copa Sudamericana. All in all, the 2011 Audi Cup is set to take Munich by storm as fans flock to the Allianz Arena for two days of
top international soccer and an action packed prelude to football season. The Audi Cup
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