CHESTER, PA - JUNE 27: A general view of PPL Park is seen as the Philadelphia Union play the Seattle Sounders FC at the PPL Park stadium opener on June 27, 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Andre Ayew (Marseille, France), Michael Essien (Chelsea), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain UEA), John Mensah (Lyon), and Chile will bring Matías Fernandez (Sporting Clube de Portugal), Eduardo Vargas (Napoli), Humberto Suazo (Monterrey, Mexico) and Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez, per a press release from Oze Sports LLC, which organized the event.
The team's press release its partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles, of the National Football League (NFL), as the reason for the friendly happening at PPL.
"We've committed to bringing world-class soccer to the Philadelphia region as part of our partnership with the Eagles," Union CEO and Operating Partner Nick Sakiewicz told PhiladelphiaUnion.com, "and we've done that once again with two teams that advanced past the group stage of the 2010 World Cup."
Tickets will go on sale starting at 3 p.m. today, with season ticket holders getting first dibs through a pre-sale prior to the general sale. The friendly's ticket prices start at $40 for endline seats ($40-60), and continue upward with sideline seats costing $55-75, midfield seats $70-90, club seats $80, Managers Row seats $150 and field seats $150.
Will you purchase a ticket and go to this friendly, if able?
Yes (63 votes)
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