The Dallas Cup is the most prestigious youth soccer tournament in the United States and it is widely regarded as one of the most competitive in the world. Dallas Cup was founded by the Texas Longhorns Soccer Club in 1980 as a way for the club to return the friendship shown to their teams that had traveled throughout Europe.
Dallas Cup has built a reputation of ensuring high quality competition on the field and extraordinary Dallas hospitality off it. This recipe for success helps attract the best teams from across the globe. Teams from Germany, England and Mexico laid the foundation in Dallas Cup I, and the tournament has grown to include teams and referees from over 47 states and 100 countries covering 6 continents. Dallas Cup has had the honor of hosting world premier teams such as Real Madrid, Manchester United, Barcelona, Arsenal, Club America, AC Milan, Sao Paulo, Ajax, Paris St. Germain, and Boca Juniors.