2012 U.S. Tour, it was announced Friday by the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF), together with Soccer United Marketing (SUM).
Presented by Degree Men, the match will take place on Sunday, June 3, 2 p.m. (CT) at the famed Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. All remaining tour matches, in New York May 27, Chicago May 31 and the tour finale in Arlington, will be played during FIFA dates, making the top players available for all participating squads.
An exclusive Visa pre-sale for this game will begin Friday, March 9 at 10 a.m. (CT) online via Ticketmaster or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 12 at 10 a.m. (CT) online at Ticketmaster, or by calling 1-800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster locations and at the Cowboys Stadium box office located at Entry A on the northeast side of the stadium.
The Cowboys Stadium box office operating hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT). The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol invites fans to use their Visa cards.
This year marks the beginning of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches, as Mexico looks to secure a spot in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Manager Jose Manuel de la Torre will use the tour matches as preparation for the team's first qualifiers on June 8 against Guyana and June 12 against El Salvador.
The upcoming match between Mexico and Brazil will mark the 37th encounter between the two clubs, with a 21-6-9 record in favor of the South American nation. The last meeting between the two was a 2-1 Brazil win on Oct. 11, 2011 in Mexico. The game will be televised live on Univision and on radio on Futbol de Primera in the United States.