New York Mets: Citi Field to Host Inaugural Soccer Match on June 7, 2011

Queens, NY—For one night, the baseball diamond New York Mets fans are accustomed to seeing will be converted into a soccer pitch.  Citi Field—the home of the Mets—for one special night will host their inaugural soccer friendly match between the national teams of Ecuador and Greece on Tuesday, June 7 at 8PM ET.

Currently ranked 12th in the world, Greece competed in the 2010 FIFA World Cup where they placed third in Group B after facing off against Argentina, South Korea and Nigeria. Despite finishing with a 1-2-0 record, Greek fans had every right to be proud of their team's accomplishments. 

Boasting one of the most loyal fans in South America, the 56th-ranked Ecuador team will be ready to give their fans a competitive match they deserve. With the game being in played Queens County, Ecuador may have the slight home advantage because the county has the largest population of Ecuadorians in the United States.

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