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Ticket news and Free Lions Guide to Rio

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

The Three Lions travel to Rio for the friendly against Brazil on Sunday 2nd June and members of englandfans should already have applied for their tickets.

  • The Free Lions guide to Rio de Janeiro produced for the game can be found here.

The opportunity to visit the famous Maracana (above) is not to be missed and a number of ex-pats/supporters who aren’t members of englandfans have contacted the FSF to ask how they can get their hands on tickets.

Sergio from futebolnomaracana.blogspot.com has told the FSF that the Brazilian Football Confederation released tickets to the general public via Futebolcard.com from 10am on Wednesday 22nd May. Only two tickets will be sold per person and identity is required.

Tickets will go on sale from the box office at 10am on Saturday 25th May. Sales will also be at Flamengo headquarters in Gávea, Fluminense headquarters in Laranjeiras, Botafogo headquarters in General Severiano Street, at Engenhão Stadium and in Niterói city.

It’s possible to purchase concessionary tickets but a document (such as student ID) will be required at the time of purchase and at the entrance of the stadium. Free tickets for children under 12 and senior citizens are available but they must be collected from the box office by Saturday 25th May.

Ticket prices are very expensive for Brazilian standards and range from R$90 (£29) to R$300 (£98).

Please note that Futebolcard.com is a third party website and the FSF has no control over its pricing structure or administration. Consider this information shared, rather than FSF advice.

  • The FA have announced that englandfans tickets are cheaper than originally charged (down to £47 from £60). Anyone who purchased £60 tickets will have the difference refunded within the next two weeks.

Thanks to stankun for the image reproduced under CC license.

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