NEW YORK & MEXICO CITY (March 24, 2016) – The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) today announced that Copa America defending champion Chile will face Mexico in the upcoming Mexican National Team U.S. Tour game on Wednesday, June 1 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif.
Presented by Allstate Insurance Company, the Mexico vs. Chile match will kick off at 7 p.m. PT. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, March 29 (10 a.m. PT) via Ticketmaster, by visiting www.TicketMaster.com or calling 1-800-653-8000.
Chile, nine-time participants in the FIFA World Cup – including Brazil 2014, boasts stars such as FC Barcelona goalkeeper and national team captain Claudio Bravo, Arsenal forward Alexis Sánchez and Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal.
Mexico and Chile have played 28 times all-time, with a record of 14W-4D-10L in favor of “E; Tricolor.” The last time the two teams faced each other was on June 15, 2015 at Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile, with Mexico holding the 2015 Copa America hosts to a thrilling 3-3 draw.
Now in its 14th year, the annual Mexican National Team U.S. Tour games have become one of the most popular events in the sport, with an average of more than 50,000 fans per match. The team opened the 2016 tour on February 10 with a 2-0 win at Miami’s Marlins Park against Senegal. With nearly 70 games played since 2002 as part of the Tour, 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 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, sponsored by adidas, Allstate Insurance Company, AT&T, Bud Light, Cheetos, Coca-Cola, el Jimador, Makita, Nissan, POWERADE, The Home Depot, and Wells Fargo, will visit five cities across the United States in 2016, and will be broadcast nationally on the Univision family of networks, FS1, and Fútbol de Primera Radio Network.
The media accreditation application for those planning to cover the Atlanta and San Diego matches is available online by CLICKING HERE. The deadline to submit a credential application for the two games is Saturday, May 21 at 6 p.m. ET. No applications will be accepted after this date.
To access stadium and player photos, team logos, and a head-to-head record between Mexico and upcoming opponents, please CLICK HERE.
2016 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour