Posted October 03, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Busch Stadium will be the site of its second international soccer game this year when the Argentine national team faces Bosnia-Herzogovina on Nov. 18. An overflow crowd of 48,263 attended Manchester City's 4-3 exhibition win over rival Chelsea in May. If Bosnia-Herzogovina fails to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, it will be replaced by a team to be determined. The country currently leads Greece in Group G qualifying. The Bosnians host Lichtenstein on Oct. 11 and play at Lithuania on Oct. 15 to close out the final round of qualifying. Argentina is led by FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi and has already qualified for the World Cup in Brazil next year.

Lionel Messi and Argentina to play in soccer friendly at Busch

ST. LOUIS -- Another soccer friendly is headed to St. Louis. Relevent Sports and the St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday that the Argentina national team will face either Bosnia-Herzegovina or a team to be named on Nov. 18 at Busch Stadium. The participation of Bosnia-Herzegovina is dependent on its ability to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. If it fails, it will be replaced...

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Press Release: Lionel Messi and Argentina to Play Bosnia-Herzegovinia at Busch Stadium

Bosnia’s participation in the match is subject to qualification to the World Cup. ST. LOUIS, MO (October 2, 2013) – Relevent Sports and the St. Louis Cardinals today announced that the Argentina national team will face Bosnia-Herzegovinia on November 18 at 7:30 p.m. (Central Time) at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The match marks the second soccer match at Busch Stadium...

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