U.S. to play Turkey before leaving for World Cup
The U.S. will meet Turkey at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field on May 29 in the Americans' last warmup match before leaving for the World Cup.
The NFL's Eagles, the stadium's primary tenant, has called a Wednesday news conference to announce the game. The stadium is among the sites included in the U.S. bid for the 2018 or 2022 World Cups.
The U.S., preparing for its sixth straight World Cup appearance, hosts El Salvador on Feb. 24 at Tampa, Fla., with an all-Major League Soccer roster, then will add Europe-based players for a March 3 match at the Netherlands.
At the World Cup in South Africa, the U.S. opens June 12 against England, plays Slovenia six days later and completes the first round against Algeria on June 23.