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Posted on 07/08/2014

U.S. and Brazil National Beach Soccer Teams Set To Square Off at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino During the First Nationally-Televised Beach Soccer Event in the United States
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge Takes Place

Thursday, August 14 and Is Free to the Public

 

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (July 8, 2014) – On the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, the United States and top-ranked Brazil Beach Soccer Teams will square off in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge on Thursday, August 14 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Held at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, the event will mark the first nationally-televised beach soccer event to be held in the United States. A unique transformation will turn the Seminole Paradise parking lot into a beach soccer stadium for the night, where an audience of nearly 1,000 soccer fanatics will watch as their favorite team battles it out in the sand. A pre-game party will take place starting at 6 p.m. featuring live entertainment, food, drinks and fun. The event is free to the general public. Seating is based on availability.

 

The U.S. national beach soccer squad is led by forward Nick Perera. The Brazilian team's top striker is Bruno Xavier, the recipient of the "Golden Ball" and "Silver Scorer" awards at the 2013 FIFA World Cup.

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is the title sponsor and host for the event. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Rosetta Stone are the presenting sponsors of the U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge.

 

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge is being produced by Disson Sports & Entertainment in conjunction with Koch Tavares.

 

The match will be broadcast nationally on NBC Sports Network Tuesday, September 9 at 7 p.m. ET Following the initial telecast, there will be a rebroadcast of the match on NBC Sports Network on Saturday, September 13 at 2 p.m. ET.  The match will also be televised on Fox Sports in Brazil on Friday, September 12 at 8 p.m. BRT.

 

For more information call 954-327-ROCK.