The women’s football teams of England and Brazil will take part in the first-ever Finalissime – a match between the champions of Europe and South America.
According to the information agency Reuters, the opponents in the future Women’s Finalissim were decided during the last weekend in the finals of the continental championships, Ukrinform reports.
England won the Euro 2022 trophy by beating Germany 2-1 in overtime in the final. Brazil defeated Colombia (1:0) in the final of the Women’s Copa America.
Match England – Brazil will play in Europe. The exact dates and venue of the match will be determined later, when UEFA and the South American Football Confederation agree on all organizational issues.
The English Football Association has announced its intention to host a match between the England national team and the reigning world champions USA. The fight is due to take place at Wembley Stadium on October 7, after Europe’s new strongest team finishes qualifying for the 2023 World Cup.
As Ukrinform reported, in men’s football, the Finalissima match was held three times in history. This year, the Argentina national team defeated Italy (3:0) in the first match of the Finalissima since 1993, when the Argentines also won the trophy in the match with Denmark.