January 8, 2010
For U.S.-Netherlands game on March 3
U.S. supporters tickets for the U.S. National Teamís international friendly against the Netherlands on March 3 in Amsterdam will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. ET on ussoccer.com.
Members of U.S. Soccer SC will have advanced priority to purchase tickets.
The game against third-ranked Netherlands will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and Galavision. Fans will also be able to follow the match live via ussoccer.comís MatchTracker and a twitter.com/ussoccer.
U.S. Soccer has a limited number of tickets available to its fans for the match, which kicks off at 8:30 p.m. local time at the Amsterdam ArenA. Tickets are limited to 10 per purchaser, and the order deadline is 6 p.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 29.
Category 1 tickets are available for $88 each and Category 2 tickets are $52. U.S. Soccer welcomes supporters to pay with their Visa card.
The match against the Netherlands allows the U.S. to face one of the top teams in the world prior to the start of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. With the match falling on the only FIFA international fixture date in 2010 before training camp begins for the World Cup, this game provides the only chance to have the full team together before U.S. head coach Bob Bradley selects the group that will gather prior to the USAís departure for South Africa.
The Netherlands will be the eighth team that the U.S. has played in 12 months that has qualified for the World Cup, including the teams currently ranked as the top four in the world Ė Spain, Brazil, the Netherlands and Italy.