The 2021 MexTour is headed West!
The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) today announced that the Mexican National Team will battle Nigeria on Saturday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. PT, at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (LA Coliseum). This will be the fourth date of the 2021 MexTour this summer, joining Dallas, Atlanta, and Nashville on tour ahead of the region’s top national team competition, the Concacaf Gold Cup, which begins July 10. The Los Angeles match is being staged in partnership with Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC).
Tickets for LA match will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, May 27, at 10 a.m. local time through www.MexTour.org. Seats are already on sale for the other MexTour matches. Fans in attendance will be required to adhere to all MexTour, stadium and local health guidelines. MexTour fans can book their hotel accommodations to the match through the official MexTour hotel link, https://hotels.mextour.org/.
Fans are encouraged to pre-register for future 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 FAQ’s, 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.
One of America’s legendary sports venues, the LA Coliseum has hosted several major international soccer competitions, including 1996 Olympic Soccer and Concacaf Gold Cup matches, as well as numerous MexTour games. The iconic and recently renovated stadium has a modern-day capacity of 77,500, including the Scholarship Club Tower with premium high-back padded club seats, loge boxes with table service overlooking the field and the exclusive Lou Galen Club. Mexico last visited the LA Coliseum on May 27, 2017 in a game against Croatia.
African powerhouse Nigeria has qualified for six of the last seven FIFA World Cups. In five all-time games against Mexico, the “Super Eagles” have tied four and lost once. The two teams last met in Atlanta in 2014, playing to a 0-0 draw.
Mexican National Team U.S. Tour matches have become one of the most popular events within the sport, with an average of approximately 60,000 fans per match in the last decade. The Mexican National Team matches allow the team to prepare for important competitions like the FIFA World Cup and Concacaf Gold Cup and reach 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, contributing to the rising attendances and home team environment in cities throughout the country.
The Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, sponsored by adidas, Allstate, AT&T, Bud Light Seltzer, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Gran Centenario, Honey Nut Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Procter & Gamble, Nissan, The Home Depot, and Wells Fargo, will visit various cities across the United States in 2021 and be broadcast nationally on the Univision family of networks and Fútbol de Primera Radio Network.