Friday 30 August 2019, 13:59

Tickets now available exclusively for Visa cardholders

  • Ticket sales opened on 30 August at 12:00 Brasilia time

  • Visa cardholders have exclusive, discounted presale window until 9 September

  • From 9 September to 17 November, tickets available on first-come, first-serve basis

As Brasilia, Goiania and Vitoria/Cariacica gear up to host the first-ever FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, fans can look forward to catching a glimpse of the most talented young players in the world as ticket sales got underway on 30 August 2019 at 12:00 (midday) Brasilia time.

With prices starting at five Brazilian real, tickets are available in two categories, both of which will provide access to the two matches played in the respective double-header.

Visa cardholders have an exclusive opportunity to secure their tickets with a 50 per cent discount during the Visa Presale from 30 August at 12:00 (midday) Brasilia time until 9 September at 12:00 (midday) Brasilia time.

As of 9 September, and until the day of the final on 17 November, fans will be able to apply for tickets on a first-come, first-served basis via All tickets purchased by 27 September will benefit from early-bird prices.

"The FIFA U-17 World Cup was a key milestone in my career, just as it was for players like Ronaldinho and Neymar. I can only encourage Brazilian and international fans to secure their tickets and support a new generation of football stars. From a Brazilian perspective, I know what it means to play in a World Cup on home soil and just how important it is to be able to count on the support of the fans. For the fans in the host cities, this will be a historic opportunity to see world-class football on their doorstep," FIFA Legend and Brazilian goalkeeping great Julio Cesar, who played at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 1995, said. He shared his views on the tournament with the team delegates, who gathered on Thursday for the Team Workshop in Brasilia.

The U-17 World Cup has long been a breeding ground for some of football’s most gifted players, as besides Julio Cesar, Ronaldinho and Neymar, the likes of Toni Kroos, Cesc Fabregas and Landon Donovan all blossomed at the tournament.

While the only official platform on which to secure tickets will be, fans will also be able to apply for tickets over the counter, in the host stadiums from 23 October until 17 November.

All tickets sold via will be available for download as e-tickets as of mid-October. Tickets sold over the counter will be delivered to the customer at the time of purchase.

Hosts Brazil will take on Canada in the opening match at the Estadio Bezerrao in Brasilia on 26 October.