We’re delighted to announce that Emirates Stadium will host a friendly between Brazil and Uruguay on Friday, November 16.
The match will kick off at 8pm (UK time) and we are pleased to announce that Arsenal members will receive the exclusive first rights on purchasing tickets, with prices starting from £15 for concessions and £30 for adults.
It is urged that all ticket purchases are made as soon as possible, in order to avoid disappointment.
The match will give fans the chance to see two of the world's strongest national teams go head-to-head, with some of the world's best footballers in action at Emirates Stadium in what promises to be an exhilarating encounter.
The Brazil national team currently features players such as Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, Thiago Silva with Uruguay boasting talent such as Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez and our very own Lucas Torreira.
Brazil and Uruguay have a rich history in the game and boast an impressive tally of nine World Cup final appearances and seven World Cup victories between them.
This match will be the eighth time that the Brazil national team has played at Emirates Stadium.
Brazil v Uruguay follows the successful staging of Brazil against the following national teams in the past: Argentina (2006), Portugal (2007), Sweden (2008), Italy (2009), Republic of Ireland (2010), Scotland (2011) and Chile (2015).
Managing Director Vinai Venkatesham said: “Everyone at Arsenal Football Club is once again delighted and honoured to be hosting the Brazil national team for an international match, this time against one of their great rivals.
“Brazil versus Uruguay will give football supporters a great opportunity to see some of the world’s most talented players on display here in London at Emirates Stadium.
“We’re looking forward to welcoming both the Brazil and Uruguay national teams, together with the thousands of fans who will undoubtedly create a fantastic atmosphere in the stadium on Friday, November 16.”
Former Arsenal player Edu, who is currently general coordinator for the Brazil national team said: “Everyone associated with the Brazil national team is really excited about coming to play a match at Arsenal's home.
“For me, of course this match is extra special. I have many beautiful memories of my time with Arsenal and now coming back in my capacity with Brazil will be a special moment.
“We are looking forward to the match at Emirates Stadium. Uruguay are very strong with many good players. It will be a high quality match and a very good one for the fans.”
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez added: “It doesn’t get much bigger than playing Brazil at Emirates Stadium – and I know the game will be a real spectacle and I encourage Arsenal fans and all lovers of football to come and watch.
“I regularly follow the Premier League and I know Arsenal and English fans are both knowledgeable and passionate – we are hugely motivated to put on a good show for them.”
Anthony Bloch, director of events and football services of match organisers Pitch International said: “We are delighted, in cooperation with the CBF and in partnership with Arsenal to bring the Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour back to Emirates Stadium for the international friendly match between Brazil and Uruguay next month. This will be a fantastic opportunity for fans to see two of the world's finest teams in one of football's great stadiums."
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