Athletic Club de Bilbao finished in seventh place in Spain's La Liga season on May 23, qualifying the club to continue competing for the UEFA Europa League, a highly prized annual invitation-only competition.
Earlier this month, organizers of Boise's first-ever Basque Soccer Friendly announced that the Wednesday, June 29 match would feature Mexico's Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente and Athletic Club de Bilbao.
With Athletic Club de Bilbao's La Liga win, there's a possibility that the Boise game might need to be moved to Saturday, July 18 or Sunday, July 19.
Here are the moving parts:
No matter what, there will be even more people—including those in Boise—cheering on Athletic Club de Bilbao next Saturday. The match will be televised on ESPN 2 at 1:30 p.m., Mountain Time.