Brazil will face Argentina at the MCG
Lionel Messi and Neymar could clash when Argentina and Brazil meet at the MCG in June.
World soccer giants Brazil and Argentina are returning to Australia to challenge each other at the MCG.
In a “Superclasico” that could pit PSG teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar against each other, South American rivals will meet in Melbourne on 11 June.
The teams also met at the MCG in 2017 in front of over 95,000 fans, with Messi’s Argentina winning 1-0.
“The fact that two of the world’s most successful football clubs return to the MCG to continue their long-standing rivalry strengthens our position as one of the world’s great sporting cities and Australia’s event capital,” said the minister. tourism, sports and major events of the Victoria Martin Pakula.
TEG’s Geoff Jones said: “Brazil and Argentina boast an incredible seven World Cup titles between them and play some of the most thrilling football on the planet. June 11 at the MCG will be an unmissable event for all football fans. “
Originally published as ‘Superclasico’ between Brazil and Argentina ‘returns to Melbourne