Five famous football teams visit Vietnam

by VOV25 June 2015 Last updated at 09:03 AM - Man City FC is set to have a friendly match with Vietnam’s national team at Hanoi’s My Dinh Stadium on July 27.

Earlier, Vietnam had a chance to welcome many well-known football teams such as Arsenal and Juventus.

Juventus (1996)

In 1996, world famous team Juventus brought four players to Vietnam, namely Gianluca Vialli, Gianluca Pessotto, Michelangelo Rampulla and Attilio Lombardo. It defeated the host’s national team 2-1 at Hang Day stadium.

Barcelona B (2005)

Early June 2005, Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) organized Honda Cup with the participation of four teams: U23 Vietnam, Barcelona B, Bucheon (the Republic of Korea) and U23 Indonesia.

U23 Vietnam surprisingly beat Barcelona B 1-0. Phan Thanh Binh made the only one goal.

Olympic Brazil (2008)

The team coached by Carlos Dunga chose Vietnam to prepare for Olympic Games 2008. It brought a strong team to the country, including Ronaldinho, Pato, Anderson and Marcelo.

Vietnamese national team lost to Brazilian team 0-2 in a friendly match at My Dinh Stadium.

Arsenal (2013)

Famous football players Theo Walcott, Mikel Arteta, Wilshere, Giroud, Sagna of Arsenal FC arrived in Vietnam in 2013. They defeated Vietnamese football players 7-1.

Man City (2015)

Manchester City will play friendly in Vietnam on July 27 at Hanoi's My Dinh National Stadium.

Manchester City who has pledged to bring their top players such as Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany, Yaya Toure, and David Silva will be the second club from England to land in Vietnam, after Arsenal who came two years ago.

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