cinco de mayo

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes are presenting a robust lineup of festivities to complement their regular-season match vs. Los Angeles Football Club at Levi’s Stadium on Saturday, May 6 (4:30 p.m. PT), presented by Audi. It will mark San Jose’s first regular-season contest at Levi’s Stadium since May 2015 and the biggest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the Bay Area.

The event will kick off with a pregame Fan Fest featuring meet-and-greet opportunities with former Mexico National Team players Jared Borgetti and Missael Espinoza, as well as former Mexican American boxer Robert ‘The Ghost’ Guerrero. All three guests will take part in a live sit-down interactive interview moderated by Telemundo 48’s Carlos Yustis. The Fan Fest will also include lucha libre from Pro Wrestling Revolution, live music, food, and more. Other activations for the event will include a prominent halftime musical performance and special programming after the match. Additional information will be announced later.

An exclusive presale for Earthquakes Season Ticket Holders will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 10 a.m. PT before tickets are made available to the general public on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com. Tickets for groups of 10 or more can be purchased by calling the Earthquakes Front Office at (408) 556-7700. To learn more about suite purchases, please click here or email Suites@49ers.com.

Borgetti’s career accomplishments include ranking second all-time in goals for the Mexico National Team (46), winning two Liga MX championships (1996, 2001), winning the 2003 Concacaf Gold Cup, being the all-time leading scorer for Santos Laguna (205), and being the first Mexican player to compete in England’s Premier League. He also scored two goals in six appearances across the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups.

Espinoza, the first Mexico National Team player in Quakes history, played for the San Jose Clash in the inaugural MLS season in 1996. He tallied 10 goals and five assists in 26 appearances that year, earning the club’s Most Valuable Player award. The Tepic, Mexico native made more than 100 appearances for Liga MX clubs (Club Leon, Chivas, Monterrey), and 37 appearances for his national team. He also made Mexico’s final roster for the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States.

Guerrero is a two-time IBF featherweight champion and IBF junior lightweight champion, finishing his successful boxing career with a 37-6-1 record, including 20 wins by KO. The Gilroy, Calif. native faced some notable opponents during his career, including Juan Manuel Marquez, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Victor Ortiz.