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Cruz Azul vs. Monterrey October 10th

Sep 6, 2013


International Soccer Returns to Houston’s Newest Downtown Stadium on Thursday, October 10th.

International Soccer Returns to Houston! Cruz Azul will face off against Club Rayados of Monterrey in an international friendly match presented by METROPCS at BBVA Compass Stadium ( on Thursday, October 10, 2013, at    7:30 p.m.

The international match is brought to you and presented by the international agency Sports Marketing Monterrey (  Tickets start at $27 and are available starting Friday, August 30 at 10 a.m.

Cruz Azul, currently ranked as one of the top teams in the league, is looking for a repeat victory over Club Monterrey.  In their last match up Cruz Azul pulled out a 1-0 victory over Club Monterrey. Club Monterrey is looking to start a new era under the guidance of their new head coach “Profe Cruz.”  The match will feature first team players. 

“We could not be more excited than to have two elite soccer teams, Cruz Azul and Club Monterrey, confirmed for this great match,” said Jorge Villalobos, Chief Executive Office, -Sports Marketing Monterrey.  “The family-friendly match will offer fans an action-packed event with some incredible international athletes.”


Team Information

Cruz Azul, based in Mexico City, is the third-ranked Mexican team in the World Ranking of Clubs.  They are one of the biggest teams in Mexico and commonly known as “Maquina Azul,” and have been champions of the League eight times.  Cruz Azul was also the first Mexican or CONCACAF team to reach the final of the Copa Libertadores. 

Club Monterrey, based in the Monterrey, is one of the top teams from Mexican League with one of the largest fan bases in the country. Club Monterrey was named the best Mexican Team in the World Ranking of Clubs in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Tickets for Cruz Azul vs. Club Rayados of Monterrey are available starting at $27 and $15 advance parking passes are available beginning Friday, August 30th at 10 a.m. online atwww.bbvacompassstadium.comand www.axs.comor by calling 888-929-7849.  Tickets are also available at the Ticket Office, open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information,  Tickets are also available at select Fiesta Mart locations.


About Sports Marketing Monterrey

Founded in the city of Monterrey, Mexico by successful brothers Jorge Villalobos and Javier Villalobos, with offices in United States, Sports Marketing Monterrey is focused on helping companies, non-profits, professional sports teams, athletes and governments to connect with the Hispanic market in meaningful ways.  The agency currently represents more than 47 professional athletes worldwide and promotes professional soccer events with the top elite teams from Mexico and South America.  In addition, the company has the exclusive rights of elite soccer teams in United States for marketing, merchandising, match games and more.  For more information contact[email protected].    Twitter: @SportsMKTMTY