Apr 9, 2012
Mexico to play USA in the \"Clasico de Leyendas\" in a benefit match Presented by Bud Light on April 15th at The Home Depot Center
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Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation.
MLS Copa Bud Light 6v6 Final will be played at half-time.
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (Friday, April 6, 2012) - PRIMETIME Sports will host the Clasico de Leyendas presented by Bud Light on Sunday, April 15 at 6 p.m. at AEG Facilities' The Home Depot Center featuring ex-national team players in a Mexico vs. USA exhibition match.
The rosters for this game include veterans from the 1994, 1998, and 2002 FIFA World Cup teams including; Francisco \"Paco\" Palencia, Luis \"El Matador\" Hernandez, Alberto Garcia Aspe, Luis Alvez \"Zague\", Jared Borgetti, Jorge Campos and others for Mexico. Team USA will field with Cobi Jones, Paul Caligiuri, Eric Wynalda, Alexi Lalas, John O'Brien, Clint Mathis and others.
Reviving one of the world's greatest national team rivalries and the biggest rivalry in the CONCACAF region, the Mexico vs. USA Clasico de Leyendas presented by Bud Light has generated great anticipation and excitement for the players and fans in Los Angeles. The winning national team will be awarded the Clasico de Leyendas Cup, and in the case of a tie at the end of regulation time, the winner will be decided by penalty kicks.
Also on April 15, The Home Depot Center's training fields will feature the finalists of all the MLS Copa Bud Light 6v6 tournaments in California, Arizona and Las Vegas from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The finals of the 6v6 will be held during halftime of the Clasico de Leyendas, and the winning team will receive the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent the United States in the Global Beer Championship at an F.A. Cup stadium in England during the F.A. cup final festivities. Dareyes de la Sierra will be the game's special music guest and will perform prior to the match starting at 4:30 pm, when gates open to the general public.
Proceeds totaling $15,000 from ticket sales for the Clasico de Leyendas presented by Bud Light will be donated to the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation (HSF). The HSF is the nation's leading Latino college granting organization. Awarding more than $335 million in scholarships over the past 36 years, the HSF has supported a broad range of outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid to finding employment after graduation. Anheuser-Busch and Bud Light have been steadfast supporter of the HSF for more than 30 years contributing more than $24 million and helping award over 24,000 college scholarships to deserving Latinos across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Starting as low as $15, tickets to the general public are available at Ticketon.com, AXS.com, their respective outlets, by phone 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849), and at The Home Depot Center Box Office, open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are available in the following categories; $15 general admission and sidelines; $30 midfield; and $60 field-side. Luxury suites, club seats and Terrace Cabana suites are also available for purchase by calling 877-604-8777.
Media who have been issued 2012 MLS season credentials by either the LA Galaxy or Chivas USA will be honored for the April 15th match. Media inquiries may be directed to Olivia Cervantes ([email protected]) or by calling 323.655.5127.
About PRIMETIME Sports and Entertainment
PRIMETIME Sports and Entertainment is a leading sports and entertainment marketing company with proven expertise in marketing, event management, athlete and celebrity marketing and content development. Some of PRIMETIME'S projects encompass Budweiser Cup, Sueño MLS, Socio MLS, Romario vs. Campos Farewell match, record-breaking 100-Hour Chivas Game, Chivas-at-the-Park, Lowe's Freestyle Soccer Tour, Reto Final and Road to Glory, among many others. For more information, visit www.ptimesports.com.
About MLS Copa Bud Light 6v6
MLS Copa Bud Light is a 6v6 International Soccer Tournament played in 11 countries across the world. In the United States, the tournament is played in the States of California, Nevada, and Arizona. The top 16 teams will advance to the national finals at The Home Depot Center, held on April 15th. The overall winner of this tournament will represent the U.S. in England at the Global Beer Championships during the festivities of the FA Cup. For more information and to follow the action please visit www.facebook.com/mlscopabudlight
Jorge Campos, Claudio Suarez, Ramón Ramírez, Martin Zúñiga, Mariano Trujillo, Luis R. Alves (Zague), Carlos Reynoso, German Villa, Alberto García Aspe, Ramon Morales, David Oteo, Luis Hernández, Joel Sánchez , Eduardo Missael Espinoza, Marco A. Ruiz (Chima), Jesús Olalde, Jared Borgetti y Francisco Palencia
Cobi Jones, Paul Caligiuiri, Thomas Dooley, Christopher Sullivan, Eric Wynalda, Roy Lassiter, Chris Klein, Cle Kooiman, Ted Eck, Clint Mathis, Alexi Lalas, Jovan Kirovski, John O'Brien, Brian McBride, Lan Feuer, Curt Onalfo
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