Aug 12

Mexican National Team Head Coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino to Host News Conference at San Antonio’s Alamodome on Wednesday, August 14 to Preview Argentina Game

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 12, 2019) – In partnership with San Antonio Sports and the City of San Antonio, Mexican National Team Head Coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino will host a news conference on Wednesday, August 14 (3:30 p.m. CT) at the Alamodome, to preview Mexico’s upcoming 2019 U.S. Tour match against South American powerhouse Argentina, to be played on Tuesday, September 10 (8:30 p.m. CT).  The match will mark the first time Martino faces his former team.  Tickets are on sale via, or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

Following the news conference, Martino will be joined by San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and City Council members for a river-side photo opportunity.

The Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, sponsored by adidas, Advance Auto Parts, Allstate Insurance Company, AT&T, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Coca-Cola, Daisy Sour Cream, Delta/Aeromexico, Estrella Jalisco, Honey Nut Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Nissan, POWERADE, The Home Depot, and Wells Fargo. The tour will visit various cities across the United States in 2019 and be broadcast nationally on the Univision family of networks and Fútbol de Primera Radio Network.


WHO:              Gerardo “Tata” Martino, Mexican National Team Head Coach  

                        Ron Nirenberg, San Antonio Mayor

                        City Council Members


WHAT:            News conference & photo opportunity


WHEN:           Wednesday, August 14

                        3:30 p.m. CT:    News conference

6:00 p.m. CT:    Photo-op


WHERE:         NEWS CONFERENCE: Gerardo “Tata” Martino, Mexican National Team Head Coach  

Alamodome (Event-level news conference room- across from the locker rooms)

100 Montana Street San Antonio, TX 78203 


PHOTO-OP with Mayor Nirenberg and San Antonio City Council Members

Historia Ticket Booth (Across from Hilton Palacio del Rio, under Market St. Bridge & Alamo St.)

706 River Walk San Antonio, TX 78205


WHY:              To preview upcoming Mexico vs. Argentina match taking place on Tuesday, September 10 at San Antonio’s Alamodome as part of the 2019 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour


MORE:            For news conference:

- Media should park in Lot A and enter through the stadium’s southeast tunnel

- The media entrance will open at 2:30 p.m. Please arrive early as the news conference will start promptly at 3:30 p.m.

- Media should bring their organization’s ID or a business card for admittance (not open 

  to the general public)


Media Accreditation
The media accreditation application is available online by visiting the following link*: The deadline to apply is Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. CT.