MLS All-Stars are gearing up to face the cream of Europe when they face Champions League winners Real Madrid on Wednesday.
The best of the US were out in force on the practice field on Monday, with the likes of Kaka, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Tim Howard among them.
The teams will meet at Soldier Field in Chcago, the home of Chicago Fire, whose fans will be delighted to see Schweinsteiger making the cut after his first season in Illinois.
Bastian Schweinsteiger and Kaka were out on the practice field with the MLS All-Stars
The Chicago Fire midfielder warms up with former Rangers winger DaMarcus Beasley
Former Manchester United and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard watches Stefan Frei train
LA Galaxy defender was part of the MLS All-Stars who lost 2-1 to Arsenal last year, and the Belgian insists the players are keen to make their mark against the La Liga champions.
'It's an exhibition, but these kinds of games, you can't turn off,' the defender said.
'This is one of the best