International friendlies Football Matches and the secondary tickets market’s response

June 10, 2015

This summer, there is a lot of international soccer action coming to the North America. FIFA’s Women’s World Cup and the CONCACAF Gold Cup are two of the biggest tournaments being staged in the continent this year. The World Cup, which was already begun, is being hosted by Canada, while the Gold Cup will be hosted by both the US and Canada.

As the tournament edges closer, the participating teams are ramping up preparations by playing friendlies. Not only do these games allow players some much needed game time, they also allow coaches to fine tune tactics and strategies.

Soccer fever is gripping the US, so let us see how the secondary ticketing market is reacting to these upcoming friendlies.

In terms of average ticket prices, the cheapest game is between the United States and Guatemala at the LP Field in Nashville. The average ticket price for the game is $72.91.

The most expensive game, in terms of average ticket price, is between Mexico and Argentina at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The hype for the game is understandable, since some of the best players in the world will be playing, including four time Ballon D’Or winner, Lionel Messi. The average ticket price for the game is $186.18.

The cheapest ticket for a game, that is the lowest get in price, is $27, for the games between the US and Guatemala and Mexico and Honduras. The highest get in price is for the game between Mexico and Argentina, with the cheapest ticket going for $35.

You can find a complete list of these international friendlies, along with ticket prices and venue information below.

Please note that all tickets are available on ExciteEvents and all prices are accurate as of 6-10-2015.

June 27. – Mexico vs. Costa Rica @ Orlando – Florida Citrus Bowl | Average Ticket Price: $82.69 | Get In Price: $30
July 1. – Mexico vs. Honduras @ Houston – NRG Stadium (Formerly Reliant Stadium) | Average Ticket Price: $81.34 | Get In Price: $27
July 3. – United States vs. Guatemala @ Nashville – LP Field | Average Ticket Price: $72.91 | Get In Price: $27
September 8. – Mexico vs. Argentina @ Arlington – AT&T Stadium (formerly Dallas Cowboys Stadium) | Average Ticket Price: $186.18 | Get In Price: $35

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