EMIRATES STADIUM TO HOST ARGENTINA AND PORTUGAL

Emirates Stadium will host an exciting International Friendly match between two the world’s biggest football nations on Wednesday 9 February 2011.

Argentina will take on Portugal in a mouth-watering encounter which will give UK football fans in the UK the chance to see some of the world's greatest players on the pitch.

Arsenal Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis said: "Everyone at Arsenal Football Club is proud to welcome two of the world's greatest national teams to Emirates Stadium.

"The national teams of Argentina and Portugal are full of quality and world-class players. Both countries have great football histories and we are looking forward to welcoming many Argentinean and Portuguese supporters to Emirates Stadium in February.

"This match is a fantastic opportunity for football lovers in the UK to watch some of the world's best players in action in what is sure to be an exciting contest."

It will be the second time Argentina and Portugal have played matches at Emirates Stadium, both previously playing International Friendly games against Brazil.

It will also be the sixth time Emirates Stadium has hosted an International Friendly match since its official opening in July 2006.

Posted on 21/12/2010