For this week's post, I have decided to spread the word and help soccer grow in The U.S. by sharing the important information I was given by The New England Revolution regarding the Brazil vs. Portugal match coming up in September.
2013 FIFA Confederations Cup champion Brazil will meet Portugal, the world’s sixth-ranked team, in an international friendly at Gillette Stadium on . Kickoff is set for The match, which will be played during an official FIFA competition window, will feature the teams’ top squads, including two of the top three players in the world: Brazil’s Neymar and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Other top Brazilian players who are expected to participate in this match are Fred, Hulk, Thiago Silva and David Luiz, while Portugal is expected to call-up Nani, Hélder Postiga, Pepe and Bruno Alves.
Tickets for this match start at $50 and will go on sale to the general public at , through Ticketmaster outlets and the Gillette Stadium box office by calling 1-877-GET-REVS. Revolution season ticket holders and multi-game package holders will have access to a series of private pre-sales that begin at .
“We’re very excited to be able to present this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fans in our region who care so deeply about these two legendary national teams,” Revolution president Brian Bilello said. “Being able to host this match during an official FIFA window, and therefore attracting the top squads from both countries – and some of the world’s top players – means this will be a truly memorable event for everyone in attendance.”
On , the Gillette Stadium gates will open at , after parking lots will open at Gillette Stadium parking charges will apply for all fans.
“We are thrilled to return to Gillette Stadium and the greater Boston area,” Brazil Federation President Jose Maria Marin said. “The opportunity to play against a world-class opponent in Portugal is an exciting opportunity and we look forward to once again playing in front of our passionate fans living in the Boston area.”
“It is always a thrill to come to the United States and I am very happy to play against Portugal in Boston at Gillette Stadium on ,” Brazil forward Neymar said. “The Boston-area has a very large Brazilian population and I invite all of our fans in the United States to come out and enjoy the match.”
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