The stars of the Colombia and Paraguay national teams were the latest elite athletes hosted by the state-of-the-art Inter Miami CF facilities. After carrying training sessions at the Florida Blue Training Center during the week, a packed DRV PNK Stadium saw Colombia come out on top 2-0 in an international friendly on Saturday, Nov. 20 with goals by defender Davinson Sánchez and world renowned striker Radamel Falcao.
"The Colombian national team is very grateful. We are very grateful for the attention we've received and for being able to use these fantastic facilities that have all the commodities to carry out top level training," said Colombia national team head coach Néstor Lorenzo.
"We are very comfortable, we are able to use the facility to train and recover. We are very grateful to Inter Miami for opening the doors to us and making us feel welcome," added Falcao.
Meanwhile, Paraguay 's head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto shared the same sentiment.
"I think the training facilities are amazing. I want to thank everyone at Inter Miami because we are training on a magnificent field and the facilities overall are magnificent."
Prior to the match, both teams trained at the state-of-the-art Florida Blue Training Center. The facility consists of a 50,000-square-foot training facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which boasts six natural grass fields and one turf for the development of professional and youth players. The 19,100 seat DRV PNK Stadium is located just across the street.
The international friendly comes on the heels of the announcement of the Duelo de Millonarios match which will see South American powerhouses River Plate and Millonarios face off in a preseason friendly at DRV PNK Stadium in January. Tickets for the Duelo de Millonarios are available HERE. The Club’s facilities recently saw the United States Women’s National Team host Germany at DRV PNK Stadium after training at the Florida Blue Training Center, while just a few months after FC Barcelona and Argentina called the facility home-base for a week each.