NEWS: 2019 #MexTour To Kick-Off in March with Games in San Diego and Santa Clara, California

Mexico - Levis Stadium

NEW YORK CITY & MEXICO CITY (Tuesday, December 18, 2018) – The 17th edition of the annual #MexTour will kick-off 2019 with a pair of March California games.  The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) today announced that the 2019 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour will open on Friday, March 22 at San Diego’s SDCCU Stadium. Four days later, on Tuesday, March 26, the tour heads north to Santa Clara’s Levi’s® Stadium. With both matches being played during the March FIFA window, all participating national teams are expected to bring their top players.  
Opponents, kickoff times, as well as additional matches for the 2019 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, will be also announced at a later date.  
Tickets for the San Diego and Santa Clara tour matches will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, December 20, at 10 a.m. (PT) via MexTour.org, ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets for the previously announced June 9 game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, presented by Allstate, are already on sale via SeatGeek.com.
For more information, fans are invited to visit www.MexTour.org, the ultimate fan destination page with the latest information related to the team’s visit to U.S. cities throughout the year, including full tour schedule, on-sale dates, gameday guide and activities, public events and more.  Also, fans can visit the official Mexican National Team U.S. e-store, http://store.miseleccion.us/, featuring the latest team gear, including jerseys, hats, team merch andise and more.
Mexico returns to San Diego for the first time since 2016, when they defeated eventual Copa America Centenario champions Chile 1-0 behind an 87th minute goal by Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez that sent the 68,254 fans into a frenzy. 
Mexico last visited Levi’s Stadium during the 2018 U.S. Tour, defeating Iceland 3-0 in front of 68,917 fans. The team has played in Santa Clara a total of four times since the home of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers opened in 2014.  The venue has hosted both the Copa America Centenario and Concacaf Gold Cup tournaments.  
Mexican National Team U.S. Tour matches have become one of the most popular events in the sport, with an average of approximately 63,000 fans per game during the 2018 edition. With nearly 85 games played since 2002, the Mexican National Team has been able to use the matches not only to prepare for important competitions like the FIFA World Cup and Concacaf Gold Cup, but also to reach their fervent fan base across North America.
The Tour, sponsored by adidas, Advance Auto Parts, Allstate Insurance Company, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Daisy Brand, Delta/Aeromexico, Estrella Jalisco, Nissan, POWERADE, The Home Depot, and Wells Fargo, will visit various cities across the United States in 2019, and will be broadcast nationally on the Univision family of networks and Fútbol de Primera Radio Network.
About Soccer United Marketing
Over the past 16 years, Soccer United Marketing (SUM), the commercial arm of Major League Soccer, has become the preeminent commercial soccer enterprise in North America, overseeing the commercialization, marketing, promotion and operational execution of the region’s most successful soccer entities. Currently, SUM holds the exclusive rights to Major League Soccer, the United States Soccer Federation, the Mexican National Team (for the United States market), and Concacaf Properties (Gold Cup™ and Concacaf Champions League).  In addition, SUM held the promotional and commercial rights to the highly successful 2016 Copa America Centenario.