The South American superclassic Brazil-Argentina provided for by the sixth date of the South American qualifier for the 2026 World Cup will be played November 21 in the mythical Maracana stadiumannounced to the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).
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The main Brazilian men's team will play against Argentina for the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers at the Maracaná stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, on November 21," the CBF announced in a note.
The 'Canarinha' and the current world champions led by Lionel Messand they will face each other on the same stage of the final of the Copa America 2021with victory 1-0 for Argentina.
The CBF received invitations from various places in Brazil and the world to host this, which is one of the greatest classics in world soccer. The option for the Maracaná was made not only because of logistics but also because it brought the team closer to all regions of Brazil," said Ednaldo Rodrigues, president of the entity.
Before, in the road to the United States, Canada and Mexico 2026Brazil will face Venezuela and Uruguay this month already Colombiaas a visitor, for the fifth date, in November.
For its part, the Albiceleste will face Paraguay and Peruon the double date of October, and will receive Uruguay in the date 5before the trip to Rio.
The best-known stadium in the world will be the scene of a great football festival," added Rodrigues.
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