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FC Barcelona to Headline the Professional Futsal International Challenge on August 17th at Allen Event Center

June 20, 2019 - Professional Futsal League (PFL) News Release

FRISCO, TX - FC Barcelona, ranked No. 4 on Forbes magazine's most valuable sports teams list, and international rivals from Australia and the United States will comprise the four teams competing in the PFL's second International Challenge event. Futsal fans eager to see Spanish icon FC Barcelona can purchase tickets for the PFL International Challenge today. Tickets purchased are good for both games.

FC Barcelona's U23 Futsal team will compete at 7:30 p.m. against PFL Team USA. There will also be 6:00 p.m. match between Team Australia and Dallas Sidekicks.

Fans can purchase tickets through all Ticketmaster retail outlets, the Allen Event Center Box office, or ticketmaster.com. For more details about the event call 214-550-6130.

Ticket prices are as follows (includes both games):

Courtside Seats: $50 (includes PFL t-shirt)

Lower Level Courtside: $35

Lower Level Midcourt: $25

Lower Level Endzones: $15

Group Package: Groups of 10 or more receive $10 discount per ticket

(excludes $15 seats)

Suites and Club seats are also available: Call 214-550-6130

"This is an incredible opportunity to showcase some of the best young international futsal players in the world as well as here in the U.S.," said PFL Commissioner, Keith Tozer. "In recent years futsal has experienced great growth here in North America and we are very excited to host one of the most iconic brands globally with FC Barcelona, as well as talented teams from Australia and USA at the beautiful Allen Event Center here in Texas."

A five-a-side derivative of soccer, futsal is played on a hard court, with out-of-bounds lines rather than the walls associated with American indoor soccer. A weighted ball reduces bounce to produce a vibrant, deft style that highlights individual flair and controlled passing.

"We are excited to be working with the PFL to conduct our preseason campaign for the 2020 season," said FCB Sporting Director, Txus Lahoz. "Due to their professionalism and desire to grow the sport in the United States, this is a great opportunity for our club and the sport of futsal as a whole."

THE PFL INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE

Schedule

Saturday, August 17

FC Barcelona vs. PFL Team USA

7:30 p.m. Allen Event Center, Allen, TX

Dallas Sidekicks vs. Team Australia

6:00 p.m. Allen Event Center, Allen, TX

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