International Friendly Pasadena CA Tickets
As the FIFA World Cup 2018 nears, preparations for it are in full swing. Mexico is all set to face Wales at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on 28th May 2018. Talking about this game, the team manager for Wales, Ryan Giggs noted that it will be a “fantastic opportunity” for players to prove their mettle. “The Rose Bowl is a magnificent stadium and it will be a great experience for the players,” he said.
The excitement in the air surrounding this game is extraordinary. As the two teams get ready for the biggest tournament in football, this match-up might give some valuable insights to both; the management of the teams and the fans rooting for them. If you want to be among these fans on the day of the big game, now would be the right time to get these International Friendly Pasadena CA Tickets.
The last game between these two teams was all the way back in 2012. It resulted in a 2-0 win for Mexico, with Aldo de Nigris scoring both times. The game was Chris Coleman’s first one as the manager of the Wales side. Let’s see how things unfold between the two sides this time!
History of Wales vs. Mexico Match-ups
In the past, Wales have played against Mexico three times. Their first meeting was in the 1958 World Cup that resulted in a 1-1 draw. In this intense meet up, Wales was leading from the 32nd minute, thanks to a goal by Ivor Allchurch. Jaime Belmonte from Mexico scored in the 89th minute to give his team its first World Cup point. Belmonte then became known as the Heroe de Solna (Solna Hero), as the game took place in the Solna Municipality.
The second meeting of Mexico with Wales was in 1962 that resulted in a 2-1 defeat for Wales. The international friendly that took place in Mexico City was attended by 75,000 fans. Both the goals from Mexico were scored by Antonio Jasso Almaraz who also got a Red Card in the 65th minute, while John Charles scored Wales’ only goal.
After this game, there were another 50 years before the two teams would face off against each other. This is the 2012 World Cup match between the two teams – their third and latest meet up.
If you are excited about the upcoming meet-up between the two sides, you ought to get these International Friendly Pasadena CA Tickets at the earliest, since they are bound to get sold out soon!
About the Venue
The Rose Bowl stadium is among the most prestigious sporting venues in the US that has been host to a variety of sports. It is known as a college football venue, specifically because it hosts the annual Rose Bowl Game. For soccer, the stadium has hosted multiple high-profile games such as the 1994 FIFA World Cup Final and the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final.
You really would not want to miss a chance to catch a great game at a great venue!