SUMMER FRIENDLY UPDATE: SL Benfica announce Roster for North American Trip

SUMMER FRIENDLY UPDATE: SL Benfica announce Roster for North American Trip

Portuguese Champions SL Benfica have announced the squad that will make the trip to North America this week.

Benfica who earned a spot in the 2010-11 Champions League by winning the Portuguese Liga, will have a few stars on hand to entertain the large Portueguese community in Toronto.

SL BENFICA ROSTER:

GOALKEEPERS (3)

Julio Cesar

Jose Moreira

Quim

DEFENDERS (5)

Luis Filipe

David Luis

Cesar Peixoto

Sidnei

Miguel Vitor

MIDFIELDERS (5)

Pablo Aimar

Airton

Ruben Amorim

Javi Garcia

Filipe Menezes

FORWARDS (6)

Nuno Gomes

Alan Kardek

Eder Luis

Mantorras

Javier Saviola

Weldon

Benfica’s North American tour will include matches matches against New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro on Wednesday and Greek Champions Panathinaikos in Toronto at BMO Field on Sunday.

Tickets for Wednesday’s match are still available and start at $40 and include free parking to the event at Gillette Stadium. Tickets are available through the Revolution ticket office at 1-877-GET-REVS.

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