Spanish National Soccer Team in South Florida for Game Saturday

La Roja will play its first game here

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    The Spanish national soccer team is preparing to play for the first time in South Florida.

    The squad, often referred to as La Roja, has a game against Haiti on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Sun Life Stadium. This is the first time the team will play Haiti, according to a press release.

    Spain is not only the reigning World Cup champion, but it is also the 2008 and 2012 Euro champion.

    Tickets are $29 and a limited number of VIP field seats will be available to watch the match from the sidelines.

    One dollar per ticket will go toward Project Phoenix to help build a national team stadium in the Haitian neighborhood of Cite Soleil.

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    Fans who purchase tickets will also gain access to both teams' practices the day before the game, according to the release.

    In addition, all proceeds from a specifically designed jersey sold at the stadium will go directly to Haiti's development efforts.

    Tickets can purchased at www.sunlifestadium.com or by calling the stadium box office at 305-943-8000.

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