HARRISON, N.J. (Tuesday, August 4, 2015) – The national teams of Brazil and Costa Rica will meet at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Tickets are available by visiting Ticketmaster.com as well as calling the New York Red Bulls ticketing line at 1-877-727-6223.
Brazil, the only nation to win the FIFA World Cup a total of five times, are coached by Dunga and finished in fourth place in last year’s World Cup at home in Brazil. The Selecao is led by some of the sport’s top players including Neymar (FC Barcelona), Oscar (Chelsea), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-German), David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain) and Hulk (Zenit St. Petersburg).
Costa Rica recently reached the Quarterfinals at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup and last summer made history by reaching the Quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup after beating Uruguay, Italy and Greece before losing to the Netherlands in penalty kicks.
Coached by former star Paulo Wanchope, the team is led by Bryan Ruiz (Sporting Lisbon), Celso Borges (Deportivo la Coruna), Keylor Navas (Real Madrid) and current Red Bulls defender Roy Miller.
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Relevent Sports provides an innovative approach to building a soccer presence in the United States and around the globe. Relevent Sports showcases the best matchups and tournaments in soccer featuring the top clubs, international teams and players. In addition to hosting the International Champions Cup annually every summer, Relevent Sports works closely with national teams including Brazil, Argentina and Portugal to host exhibition matches in major sports venues throughout the year. Utilizing brand development, grassroots planning, corporate sponsors, international touring and philanthropic initiatives, Relevent Sports promotes and grows the love of soccer worldwide.
About Red Bull Arena
Red Bull Arena is the benchmark in the North American soccer stadium landscape and sets the standard for other venues of its kind across the continent. The 25,000-seat state-of-the-art facility located in Harrison, New Jersey is the home of the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer (MLS) and opened in March 2010, when the Red Bulls defeated Brazilian side, Santos, 3-1.
Since then, Red Bull Arena has hosted a number of top club and international squads including the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams, Ecuador, Colombia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Manchester City (England) and Juventus (Italy). The arena is structured to create a distinct soccer atmosphere as fans in the front row are just 21 feet from the touchlines. Its dynamic roof is a curving structure that wraps the entire arena in an elegant metal shell to create an architectural statement of power and elegance.