L.A. Galaxy's Pablo Mastroeni Says Real Madrid Friendly Will Be Close

David Beckham is no longer there to bend it for the L.A. Galaxy, but there are plenty of stars who might offer the Cristiano Ronaldo-led Real Madrid a challenge when the two teams collide at University of Phoenix Stadium on Thursday, August 1. The match is sure to be entertaining as the Spanish La Liga team utilizes a super quick-paced brand of fútbol that dwarfs anything a Major League Soccer team can muster up -- even one with the U.S.'s biggest star, Landon Donovan, back from his self-imposed time away from the game.

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