Mexico’s Road to Russia will Pass Through Levi’s® Stadium and AT&T Stadium in March
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 23rd. Four days later, the team will head to North Texas for a Tuesday, March 27th 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, Dec. 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.
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.
The Tour, sponsored by adidas, Advance Auto Parts, Allstate Insurance Company, AT&T, Estrella Jalisco, Coca-Cola, Delta/Aeromexico, el Jimador, Makita, Nissan, POWERADE, The Home Depot, and Wells Fargo, will visit various cities across the United States in 2018, and will be broadcast nationally on the Univision and Fox family of networks and Fútbol de Primera Radio Network.
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, Mar. 16 at 5 p.m. ET. No applications will be accepted after this date.
2018 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour
|Jan. 31||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Alamodome||San Antonio, TX||8:00 PM CT||Click Here For Tickets||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||Click Here For Tickets||TV: TBD ; Radio: Fútbol de Primera|