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NEWS: Clásico De Leyendas: Chivas vs. America Comes to PayPal Park on June 9

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – The PayPal Park, home of the San Jose Earthquakes, will host Clásico de Leyendas: Chivas vs. America, an exhibition match featuring club legends, on Sunday, June 9. The game, presented by Sports Media, will kick off at 6:30 p.m. PT, with a family-friendly fan fest starting at 4:30 p.m.

Both teams will field squads full of iconic players boasting numerous accolades for their respective clubs in Mexican league play as well as on the international level in competitions as prestigious as the FIFA World Cup, Copa América, Gold Cup, and Copa Libertadores.

The Chivas squad includes Concacaf Team of the Century midfielder and Mexican league champion Ramón Ramírez, as well as former Mexican international Ramón Morales and club idols Héctor Reynoso and Chatón Henríquez. Meanwhile, America’s roster includes three-time Mexican league Balón de Oro winner Fabián Estay and Mexican league champion Reinaldo Navia. The duo will team up with the rest of a renowned roster that includes the likes of Aquivaldo Mosquera and Jagger Martínez.

Before the game, a family-friendly fan fest will begin at 4:30 p.m. that will feature live banda music, a DJ, and various contests, as well as prizes and giveaways for both older and younger fans. In addition, the Clásico de Leyendas will present a unique opportunity for various local organizations, both for-profit and nonprofit, to interact with the vibrant Latino community in the San Francisco Bay Area, with the aim to address their diverse commercial and social needs. A full list will be announced at a later date.

“We’re so excited to bring the Hispanic community together in the San Francisco Bay Area to PayPal Park on June 9 for this epic Clásico de Leyendas,” said Sergio Sánchez, Founder and Executive Producer of Sports Media. “It’s incredible to be able to share with our fans this unique experience to feel close to their idols and find relief and entertainment in their everyday lives here in the United States.

“Furthermore, to have so many organizations present to offer economic and social support programs to thousands of Latino families to strengthen our community ties and overall well-being shows that the impact of this game will stretch beyond the field itself.”

An exclusive presale for Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders will begin on Wednesday, March 6 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets will be made available to the general public on Thursday, March 7, and can be purchased on For information on group tickets, please email or call 408-556-7700 and select option 3.

The full rosters for both sides are included below:


1. Gustavo Sedano, 2. Ramón Morales, 3. Lupillo Castañeda, 4. Hector Reynoso, 5. Ramón Ramirez, 6. Negro Garcia, 7. Chatón Henríquez, 8. Omar Aguayo, 9. Aris Hernández, 10. Nacho Vázquez, 11. Damian Alvarez, 12. Tepa Solis, 13. Michel Vazquez, 14. Omar Esparza.


1. Alberto Becerra, 2. Kevin Rojas, 3. Alejandro Arguello, 4. Jagger Martínez, 5. Alvin Mendoza, 6. Reinaldo Navia, 7. Cecilio de los Santos, 8. Fabián Estay, 9. Paco Torres, 10. Jesus Mendoza, 11. Juan Carlos Mosqueda, 12. Andres Chitiva, 13. Aquivaldo Mosquera, 14. Leonel Olmedo.

About PayPal Park

PayPal Park, home to Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes, is an 18,000-seat soccer-specific stadium located on Coleman Avenue adjacent to the San Jose International Airport. The stadium has hosted numerous non-Major League Soccer events since its inaugural season in 2015, including the International Champions Cup, which featured Manchester United and Club America, several United States Men’s and Women’s National Team matches, the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup, and the 2016 Major League Soccer All-Star Game against Arsenal FC. For more information about PayPal Park, visit

About Sports Media

Sports Media is a media productions company based in San Jose, California. A fixture in the vibrant Hispanic market with over 25 years of experience, Sports Media is proud to be your go-to experts for all things media across America, successfully connecting your audience with clubs, brands, and a deep understanding of their culture, language, and community. For more information, visit

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