ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The 2018 World Cup Qualifier U.S. Men’s Soccer game will take place at Busch Stadium on Nov. 13.
“The opponent will either be St. Vincent Grenadines, or Aruba. We don’t really care who it is in St. Louis – it’s the USA that we’ll be cheering for that day,” says St. Louis Cardinals’ Vicki Bryant.
U.S. Soccer Federation President Dan Flynn says they looked at several stadiums, but decided on Busch because of the compelling program the Cardinals put together, making the decision very easy.
“We embraced it, but it’s always easier to embrace it when you’ve been embraced by your partner, and the Cardinals have been great,” Flynn says.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says this establishes St. Louis as a world soccer venue.
Many events are planned leading up to the game. Those announcements are expected in the coming months.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 5.
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