COMMERCE CITY Colo. (Monday June 22 2009) – The Colorado Rapids announced today they will host an international friendly match against legendary Mexican League side Club América at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday July 15.
The match is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. MT kickoff. This match will not be televised in the US.
Club América based in Mexico City is one of the most successful teams world-wide having captured 10 Primera División championships. Despite not being the oldest Mexican club Club América has achieved more international glory than any other club from Mexico and is tied with FC Barcelona (Spain) and FC Bayern Munich (Germany) for the number of official international titles with eight. Club América also has more international titles that are recognized by FIFA than any other team from the CONCACAF region.
This will be the 7th international match the Rapids have brought to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park since its opening in April of 2007.
Tickets for this match go on sale today Monday June 22 at 5 p.m. and start at just $12 per seat. Tickets will be available at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Box Office at ticket kiosks located in all Colorado area Dick’s Sporting Goods locations online at TicketHorse.com or by phone at 1-866-466-6556.
Full Season Seat Holders of the Colorado Rapids will have this game included in their season package and may send in their 'Special Match 1' or 'Special Match 2' vouchers to exchange them for tickets to the match. In order to secure same seat locations vouchers must be exchanged before July 8th. For questions call the Rapids Customer Service Hotline at (303) 727-3414 or your dedicated Service Specialist.
The Rapids are also offering a special "ComBoleto Pack