Argentina’s River Plate to play Brazilian club Vasco da Gama in friendly at Exploria Stadium


International soccer is returning to Orlando at the start of the new year.

Exploria Stadium announced on Wednesday that it will host Argentina’s River Plate and Brazil’s Vasco da Gama in a friendly slated for Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.

“We’re excited to host these two internationally recognized clubs at Exploria Stadium as they prepare for their respective upcoming seasons,” Orlando City President of Business Operations Jarrod Dillon said in a press release. “This is a wonderful opportunity to give our fans some early soccer at the start of the new year as we lead into our Orlando City, Orlando Pride and OCB seasons. We look forward to a great night and a great game.”

Tickets to the friendly between Vasco da Gama and River Plate are on sale now at the link here, with Season Ticket Members set to receive an exclusive code for discounted tickets to this match.

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