Monday, March 29, 2010

What's on the agenda for Argentina before the WC

With the World Cup approaching fast and our debut against Nigeria only 73 days away, there is some news regarding the activity our national team will have between now and the moment of truth.

With the friendly against Canada in Buenos Aires (May 24) confirmed, the latest news speak of an exhibition game in Dubai against a team from the United Arab Emirates.

A possible friendly against South Africa (May 29) was discarded because of this new itinerary.

The friendly against Canada at The Monumental will be a part of the festivities to celebrate Argentina's 200th anniversary (25 May, 1810 was the day the first government formed by Argentines took charge of power in a country that was ruled by the Spanish).

The match, which will kick-off at 4:30 PM local time, will have a festive tone and will see a half-time show a la SuperBowl with local rock legends Charly GARCIA, Fito PAEZ, Gustavo CERATI, pop-icon Diego TORRES and some international stars such as Shakira and (if you heard the news) an out-of-the-closet Ricky MARTIN.

It will also serve as a farewell party for the Albiceleste from the home crowd before embarking into their World Cup adventure.

Right after that friendly with Canada, Argentina will travel to Dubai and after the friendly there will go straight to Pretoria to set up the headquarters ahead of the most important tournament of all.


Anonymous said...

wow !!! great information!!!! thx

ZiggY said...

Seba... do you have any idea around when they'll be going to dubai? And do you think it'll be taken seriously to call all the big players? Im considering going...