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A. C. Milan workout to precede Red Stars' match

The Fire’s next international friendly will include an open-to-the-public practice for A. C. Milan. The Italian powerhouse will train beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday with the Red Stars’ game against FC Gold Pride to follow.

Milan’s training session is open to fans who purchase a ticket to the Red Stars’ match. Those tickets start at $15 if purchased in advance. Parking lots will open at 4:30 p.m. and the Toyota Park gates at 5 p.m.

The Saturday program will feature Ronaldinho, the A.C. Milan Brazilian midfielder who was the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2004 and 2005 and Marta, a four-time FIFA Women’s Player of the Year, will be on the field for FC Gold Pride.

AC Milan will test the Fire on at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. It’ll be their second meeting. A.C. Milan won the first 3-1 at Soldier Field in 2005.