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Argentina vs Venezuela in Kolkata on September 2, 2011 FIFA Football

First ever FIFA football friendly match in India on September 2, 2011 with Lionel Messi playing

Kolkata, June 7 2011: In the first ever FIFA International friendly football match held in India, Argentina will play against Venezuela. The venue of the match will be the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata and the match will be held on
September 2, 2011.

Argentina's star striker and world class footballer Lionel Messi will reach Indian soil for the first time to play this friendly match.

The match is organised by the Celebrity Management Group (CMG). Tickets will range from Rs. 1000 to 5000 for the match which will start at 7:00pm and will be played on floodlights.

The CMG group also said that the common people will be given oppurtunity to watch the great players of each side prior to the match in the practice sessions too. The players will reach 4 days before the match in India.

Following the match Argentina will play a second friendly against Nigeria on September 6, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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