Barcelona, Girona and La Liga request permission to play match in United States
Talk of a regular season game to be played in the US has been ongoing for the past few weeks
La Liga's plans to play Girona's fixture with champions Barcelona in Miami moved a step closer after the league's organising body said on Tuesday they have asked for permission from the Spanish football federation to take the game abroad.
"Barcelona, Girona and La Liga have requested the authorisation of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to play Girona v Barcelona on 26 January at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami at 20.45 CET," said a statement from the league.
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Updated: September 11, 2018 03:56 PM