Some 1.6 million fans are waiting in a virtual queue an hour and a half after tickets were issued for the friendly match between Argentina and Panama on March 23 in Buenos Aires.
Although the Estadio Monumental, the mainstay of River Plate where the match will take place, has a capacity of 83,000 fans, requests to watch Argentina’s first match as world champions are exceeding expectations.
Entrance tickets went on sale on Thursday with 1,576,696 people waiting.
85,000 tickets have already been sold out in 2 hours for the Argentina-Panama match! 😍💙🇦🇷🎟️ pic.twitter.com/MG4E7r8zB3
– RI SWAPNO 𓃵 (@RahadulSwapno) March 17, 2023
According to prices released by the Argentine Football Association on Wednesday, watching Argentina’s first match as world champions will cost between $35 and $244.
The authorities expect that this first match will be a real folk party for Argentine fans with their national team, as this is the first match of the sons of coach Lionel Scaloni with a third star in his chest since the coronation at the World Cup. Qatar 2022″.
The participation of captain Lionel Messi and the rest of the players who became world champions on December 18 will make the first match on Argentine soil a collective celebration.