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FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 tickets go on sale

On Saturday, July 15 at 12:00pm EST, tournament ticket packages for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 will be available for purchase via  FIFA.com or by calling 1-866-662-3452 (toll-free in USA and Canada).

For the complete FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 match schedule, please  click here .

The FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 is expected to be the largest single-sport sporting event ever held in Canada with an anticipated viewership of approximately 750 million worldwide and over 520,000 fans expected to attend the 52-game, 24-team competition.

In 2007, Canada will host the world's finest U-20 players in six cities across the country - Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Burnaby, and Victoria - with the dates for the tournament set for 30 June -22 July, 2007.

The biennial event is second only to the FIFA World Cup™ in size and scope and will showcase the most talented under-20 soccer players in the world. The tournament has seen some of the game's top players - Diego Maradona, Javier Saviola, Raul, Marco van Basten, Luis Figo, Rui Costa, Thierry Henry, Ashley Cole, Adriano, Roberto Carlos, Kaka, Bebeto, Dunga and, most recently, Lionel Messi - launch their international careers. Canada's Craig Forrest and many members of the current senior team including Julian de Guzman, Paul Stalteri, Atiba Hutchinson and Iain Hume have also participated in the past.

For more information regarding the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007, please visit FIFA.com .