Indiana Soccer and Indy Eleven, in partnership with Numero 5, helped support the Messi & Friends vs. The Rest of the World exhibition match on Saturday, July 6th. More than 30,000 spectators gathered at historic Soldier Field to watch the four-time FIFA “World Player of the Year” winner in person.
The once-in-a-lifetime game, which donated its proceeds to Lionel Messi’s charity, featured a cast of world-class stars including: Thierry Henry, Ariel Ortega, Carlos Bocanegra, Pablo Aimar, Javier Mascherano, Alex Song and Julio Cesar. Messi led his all-star team with four goals in a 9-6 victory full of great plays and spectacular goals in this unique match.
Indiana Soccer would like to thank all of its members that attended from all corners of the state. The association hopes that families, but more importantly players, enjoyed an unforgettable experience whether they were on the bleachers, escorting players or serving as ball boys.
Prior to the game, Indiana Soccer, in conjunction with the Indy Eleven, shared a booth at the Messi Soccer Fest to interact with children and families, share information on the partnership with Indy Eleven and how they can be benefit from joining as members of Indiana Soccer.
As part of the partnership, Indiana Soccer members are able to take part in a unique group ticket discount for Chelsea vs. Inter Milan in the International Champions Cup preliminary match at Lucas Oil Stadium on Thursday, August 1st. The ‘Champions Twin Combo’ package includes tickets to both August 1st game and Indy Eleven’s inaugural season. For more information, click on the following link: TWIN COMBO.
To have access to the photo gallery of Messi and Friends vs. The Rest of the World match, please click on the following link: MESSI.
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