Mexican National Team to play at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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The Mexican National Soccer Team has announced that it's making its first visit to Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the team will be bringing a very familiar face: Gerardo "Tata" Martino.

On Wednesday, the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United, Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Soccer United Marketing announced that the team will be making a visit to Mercedes-Benz Stadium on June 5.

Martino, the former coach of Atlanta United, is the new manager of Mexico's national team and will be joining them at the event.

While this will be the team's first visit to the stadium, Mexico has played games in Atlanta before starting in 2009. On their last visit the team beat Paraguay at the Georgia Dome. 

The team's opponent and the event's kickoff time haven't been announced yet, but officials say the details will be available at at a later date.  

Tickets for the match will go on sale Thursday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. You can purchase your tickets on, or by calling 1-800-745-3000.