Nigeria’s Russia 2018 World Cup group opponents Croatia will play Brazil in a friendly at Anfield on 3 June, Liverpool have confirmed.
The match will kick off at 3pm. The game is part of both teams’ preparations for the World Cup later in June.
“Brazil is the most attractive team in the world, and it makes me proud that the Croatian Football Federation has managed to agree this spectacular match in Liverpool,” Croatia FA President Davor Suker was quoted on Liverpool’s official website.
“We are especially looking forward to enjoying the atmosphere at Anfield, where Croatia has never played before – it’s a historic venue and I am convinced that our players will enjoy this match, along with our fans and all spectators. A match between two great sides such as Brazil and Croatia is surely worthy of such an iconic stadium.”
Croatia will face Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland in Group D while Brazil will battle Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E in Russia.
Meanwhile, tickets for the highly anticipated friendly will be available from £30 (about N15,510) for adults with all U16 tickets at £10 (N5,170) via Liverpoolfc.com.