German team cancels its U.S. visit

Newly promoted German Bundesliga club Borussia Moenchengladbach has canceled its summer training camp in the USA after club and Bundesliga representatives visited training facilities in Colorado and deemed them unsatisfactory for a preseason camp, according to the Bundesliga's official Web site. Gladbach was slated to play against the Colorado Rapids and FC Dallas on a trip that Bundesliga's chief marketing officer Tom Bender had hailed as "a milestone in our partnership with MLS."

In March of 2007, MLS and the Bundesliga had announced a partnership that was part of the German league's campaign to popularize itself internationally.

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