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FIFA presence: Gianni Infantino will be a spectator of the Pumas vs. Seattle Sounders for Concachampions

Cougars Y Seattle Sounders They will play in the first leg of the Concachampions in order to have a slight advantage for the next crash. The winner will have the opportunity to access the next Club World Cup. In addition, today’s game will feature the presence of a special guest such as Giani InfantinoFIFA president who will arrive at the stadium to be part of this event.

According to information provided by TUDN, Infantino arrived in Mexico City on Wednesday to be present in one of the special boxes at the Ciudad Universitaria Olympic Stadium for the duel between the felines and the Major League Soccer team.

In addition, this will not be the first time that the president of the largest soccer entity has been present at the Concachampions tournament because his presence has also been agreed in the second leg final match that will be in Seattle next week. This will happen because it will be part of the award ceremony for the team that is champion.

Meanwhile, tonight the ‘Felinos’ will seek to confirm the hegemony of the Liga MX clubs in the international tournament when they face the Sounders. Since 2006, all the champions came from the Aztec contest. Meanwhile, those of UNAM are going for the fourth crown in their history and the Americans dispute their first definition.

From his side, the Seattle Sounders want to make the coup to award the third trophy to the United States (DC United in 1998 and Los Angeles Galaxy in 2000) and the first for a non-Mexican club since Deportivo Saprissa of Costa Rica in 2005. Coach Brian Schmetzer announced that he will have his best men: the Uruguayan Nicolás Lodeiro and the Peruvian Raúl Ruidíaz.

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