MexTour 2022 September Sendoff Matches set for Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Stadium and Bay Area’s Levi’s® Stadium
Mexican National Team to face South American sides Peru and Colombia on the Road to Qatar; Tickets go on sale to the general public on July 7 via MexTour.org
MEXICO CITY, PASADENA & SANTA CLARA (Tuesday, June 28, 2022) – The Mexican Men’s National Team is headed to the Golden State for two matches against top South American competition this September ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar as part of the “MexTour Sendoff Series” that will also include fan and media-facing events such as Media Day, a fan appreciation day, and other festivities.
The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) today announced that Mexico will take-on the national team of Peru on Saturday, September 24, at Pasadena’s legendary Rose Bowl – site of the 1994 Men’s and 1999 Women’s FIFA World Cup Finals. The Sendoff Series will continue in the Bay Area on Tuesday, September 27, when Mexico faces the Colombian National Team at Santa Clara’s Levi’s® Stadium, home of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers and a venue for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. This will be the last opportunity for Mexico fans to see their team play in the U.S. prior to the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
FMF additionally announced today that Mexico will travel to Europe just prior to the World Cup to take-on Sweden on Wednesday, November 16, at Montilivi Stadium in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Additional information about that match is available by visiting https://miseleccion.mx.
Tickets for the two U.S. MexTour Sendoff Matches will go on sale via www.MexTour.org on Thursday, July 7, at 10 a.m. PT. Seats for the previously announced August 31 match in Atlanta against Paraguay are already available.
- Media Assets: Assets for this announcement, including images, videos and logos can be found HERE.
In addition to the matches in California, a sendoff celebration throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area will feature a week of events for fans and media, which will include an open training session, special musical acts, community events, legend appearances, and a Media Day. Additional details on the events will be announced at a later time.
Fans are encouraged to pre-register for future MexTour ticket information – and the opportunity to have first access to purchase limited ticket inventory – by visiting www.MexTour.org, the ultimate fan destination page with the latest information related to the tour, including the full schedule, on-sale dates, gameday guide and activities, public health and safety FAQs, events, and more. Also, fans can visit the official Mexican National Team U.S. e-store, ShopMNT.com, featuring the latest team gear, including jerseys, official team merchandise and more. Information regarding ticket sales will be available closer to the events.
History of Mexico v. Peru
- Total matches: 28
- Record: 11 W, 8 D, 9 L
- Goals: Mexico 37, Peru 32
- Last match: 1-1; March 6, 2015, in Lima, Peru
History of Mexico v. Colombia
- Total matches: 29
- Record: 12 W, 10 D, 7 L
- Goals: Mexico 31, Colombia 22
- Last match: 0-2 L, Feb. 29, 2012, Miami, FL
About the Rose Bowl Stadium
One of America’s great sports venues, Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Stadium has staged five NFL Super Bowls, two MLS Cups, two FIFA World Cup Finals, Concacaf Gold Cup Finals, Concacaf Cup 2015, 1984 Olympic Gold Medal match, the annual Rose Bowl Game® college football match, and is the home of the UCLA’s Bruins Football team. Inaugurated in 1922, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the 88,000-seat venue.
Mexico has played three all-time MexTour matches at the Rose Bowl – all on World Cup years (2006, 2010 and 2018). The 2010 match featured the largest attendance ever for a MexTour match with 90,526 fans in the venue. Mexico last played in Pasadena on June 15, 2019, in the Concacaf Gold Cup tournament opener 7-0 win over Cuba.
About Levi’s® Stadium
Inaugurated in 2014, Santa Clara’s Levi’s® Stadium – recently named an official host stadium for the 2026 FIFA World Cup – has quickly become a regular stop for major soccer events and the MexTour. Home of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl 50 in 2016, the venue hosted the opening match of the 2016 Copa America Centenario (2-0 Colombia win over the U.S.), the final of the 2017 Concacaf Gold Cup, and MexTour matches in 2014, 2018, and most recently in 2019, when Mexico defeated Paraguay 4-2 win over Paraguay in front of more than 50,000 fans.
About the MexTour
In its 19th edition, Mexican National Team U.S. Tour matches have become one of the most popular sporting events in the U.S., with an average attendance of 60,000 fans per match in the last decade. Mexican National Team matches allow the team to prepare for important competitions like the FIFA World Cup and Concacaf Gold Cup, while reaching their fervent fan base across North America. A 2020 study by Equation Research identified 60 million fans of the Mexican National Team in the United States, making it one of the most followed sports teams in the country.
The Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, sponsored by adidas, AT&T, Bud Light, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Crest, Gillette Labs, Gran Centenario Tequila, Honey Nut Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Old Spice, The Home Depot, and Wells Fargo, will visit various cities across the United States in 2022 and be broadcast nationally on the Univision family of networks and Fútbol de Primera Radio Network.
Media accreditation details will be sent to media at a later time.
2022 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour Dates
|Opponent||Venue||City||Tickets / Attendance||TV/Radio / Final Score|
|Wednesday, April 27 at 8 p.m.||Guatemala||Camping World Stadium||Orlando, FL||37,311||0-0|
|Saturday, May 28 @ 6:30 p.m.||Nigeria||AT&T Stadium||Arlington, TX||56,872||2-1 W|
|Thursday, June 2 @ 6:30 p.m.||Uruguay||State Farm Stadium||Glendale, AZ||57,735||0-3 L|
|Sunday, June 5 @6:30 p.m.||Ecuador||Soldier Field||Chicago, IL||61,104||0-0 (100th MexTour match)|
|Wednesday, August 31 @ 8:30 p.m.||Paraguay||Mercedes-Benz Stadium||Atlanta, GA||www.mextour.org||TV: Univision & TUDN|
Radio: Futbol de Primera
|Saturday, September 24 @TBD||Peru||Rose Bowl Stadium||Pasadena, CA||www.mextour.org||TV: Univision & TUDN|
Radio: Futbol de Primera
|Tuesday, September 27 @TBD||Colombia||Levi’s® Stadium||Santa Clara, CA||www.mextour.org||TV: Univision & TUDN|
Radio: Futbol de Primera