Argentina to face Brazil in NJ friendly

Argentina to face Brazil in NJ friendly

Published Jan. 11, 2012 12:00 a.m. ET

Argentina will face Brazil in a friendly on July 9 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Argentina also says it will play Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Nov. 14.

Argentina is scheduled to play Switzerland in Bern on Feb. 29. The South Americans have announced a match with Germany on Aug. 15, but a venue has not been confirmed.

AFA made no comment about the makeup of the squads, although high-profile venues usually ask for the presence of the top team, including Lionel Messi, FIFA's three-time player of the year.