Mexico's Road to Russia for the World Cup Will Pass Through AT&T Stadium in March

NEW YORK CITY & MEXICO CITY (Wednesday, December 13, 2017) – In March 2018, the Mexican National Team's journey to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia continues with U.S. Tour visits in California and Texas, where fans will see their World Cup-bound national team first-hand.

The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF), Soccer United Marketing (SUM), as well as the NFL's San Francisco 49ers and AT&T Stadium today announced that top-ranked Mexico will return to Santa Clara's Levi's® Stadium on Friday, March 23.  Four days later, the team will head to the North Texas for a Tuesday, March 27 game at Arlington's AT&T Stadium, presented by AT&T.

With the matches being played during the March FIFA window, all national teams are expected to bring their top players.

Tickets for the U.S. Tour matches will go on sale to the general public Monday, December 18 at 10 a.m. (local time) via MexTour.org, Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.  Opponents, kickoff times, as well as additional matches for the 2018 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, will be announced at a later date.  

For more information, fans are invited to visit www.MexTour.org, the ultimate fan destination page with the latest information related to the team's visit to U.S. cities throughout the year, including full tour schedule, on-sale dates, gameday guide and activities, public events and more.  Also, fans can visit the official Mexican National Team U.S. e-store, http://store.miseleccion.us/, featuring the latest team gear, including jerseys, hats, team merchandise and more.

 

Mexico returns to Levi's Stadium for the third time, having tied one game and lost one in past appearances.  The team last played in the Bay Area during the 2016 Copa America Centenario.

This will mark Mexico's seventh visit to AT&T Stadium, a stadium the national team inaugurated and enjoys a record of 5-0-1.  The squad last played there against Argentina as part of its 2015 U.S. Tour.

Entering its 16th edition, the annual Mexican National Team U.S. Tour matches have become one of the most popular events in the sport, with an average of approximately 50,000 fans per game throughout the years. With nearly 80 games played since 2002, the Mexican National Team has been able to use the matches not only as a way to prepare for important competitions like the FIFA World Cup and CONCACAF Gold Cup, but also to reach their fervent fan base across North America.

Media Accreditation
The media accreditation application for those planning to cover the March matches is available online visiting: https://secure.sportssystems.com/events2/?eventKey=d992b4a0-2d5f-4b06-9a02-b52abe78f245.  The deadline to submit a credential application for the two games is Friday, March 16 at 5 p.m. ET.  No applications will be accepted after this date.
 

2018 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour

Date

Opponent

Venue

City

Time (ET) / Result

Tickets / Attendance

TV/Radio

Jan. 31

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alamodome

San Antonio, TX

TBD

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TV:  TBD ; Radio: Fútbol de Primera

March 23    

To be determined

Levi's Stadium

Santa Clara, CA

TBD       

Click Here For Tickets

TV:  TBD ; Radio: Fútbol de Primera

March 27

to be determined

AT&T Stadium

Arlington, TX

TBD

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TV:  TBD ; Radio: Fútbol de Primera

 

About Soccer United Marketing

Over the past 16 years, Soccer United Marketing (SUM), the commercial arm of Major League Soccer, has become the preeminent commercial soccer enterprise in North America, overseeing the commercialization, marketing, promotion and operational execution of the region's most successful soccer entities. Currently, SUM holds the exclusive rights to Major League Soccer, the United States Soccer Federation, the Mexican National Team (for the United States market), and CONCACAF Properties (Gold Cup™ and CONCACAF Champions League).  In addition, SUM held the promotional and commercial rights to the highly successful 2016 Copa America Centenario.

About Levi's® Stadium

Named Sports Facility of the Year for 2015 by Sports Business Journal, Levi's Stadium is home to the San Francisco 49ers and serves as the world's most technologically advanced and sustainable sports and entertainment venue. The $1.2 billion venue consists of 1.85 million square feet and 68,500 seats, including 174 luxury suites and 9,000 club seats, and was designed by HNTB and built by Turner/Devcon for the Santa Clara Stadium Authority. It is a multi-purpose facility with flexibility that has allowed it to host a wide range of events – including international soccer, college football, ice hockey, motorsports, concerts and various civic events – since opening in 2014. The venue is also expandable for major events such as WrestleMania 31, Super Bowl 50 and the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Levi's Stadium is owned by the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, a public joint powers authority established to provide for development and operation of Levi's Stadium to ensure the stadium serves the goals of the City of Santa Clara. For more information, go to www.LevisStadium.com.

About AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium is the largest, most technologically advanced entertainment venue in the world. Designed by HKS and built by Manhattan Construction, the $1.2 billion stadium features two monumental arches, the world's largest HDTV video board cluster, an expansive retractable roof and the largest retractable end zone doors in the world. Features of the stadium include seating for 80,000 and expandability for up to 100,000, over 300 luxury suites, club seating on multiple levels and the Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop, open to the public year round. The stadium is also home to a world-class collection of contemporary art, made up of over 50 pieces from an international array of curated artists displayed on the walls and in the grand public spaces of the venue. In addition to being the home of the Dallas Cowboys since opening in 2009, the stadium has hosted Super Bowl XLV, the 2010 NBA All Star Game, the annual Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, the 2014 NCAA Men's Final Four the 2015 inaugural College Football Playoff Championship Game, the 2015 50th Anniversary Academy of Country Music Awards show and WrestleMania 32. The venue has also played host to high school and college football, concerts, championship fights, international soccer matches and other special events. For more information, go to ATTStadium.com.


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