The soccer teams of Argentina and Brazil will meet in a friendly match on June 11 in the Australian city of Melbournethe organizers of the clash reported this Wednesday.
The meeting, known as the ‘Superclassic of the Americas’, will serve for both South American teams to prepare the world de Fútbol, which will be played from November in Qatarthe Australian soccer federation said in a statement.
This will be the third time in which these selections are measured in Australia, after the matches held in 1988 and 2017 also in Melbourne; the first ended with a goalless tie, the second with a 1-0 victory for the albiceleste team.
“Having two of the world’s most successful football teams return to Melbourne Cricket Ground to continue their long-standing rivalry reinforces our position as one of the world’s great sporting cities and the event capital of Australia,” he said. Martin Pakula, responsible for the state of Victoria – whose capital is Melbourne – for Tourism and Sports.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground has a capacity of 95,569 spectators and tickets will go on sale from this Thursday.