World Cup qualifier to be played in Seattle

SEATTLE -- International soccer is heading our direction. The United States National Men's Team will face Panama at Centurylink Field in a World Cup qualifying match on June 11.

Seattle, along with Salt Lake City, Columbus and Kansas City were named today as the four remaining home 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches.

The June 11 match against Panama at CenturyLink will be only the second World Cup Qualifying game in Seattle.

The first was more than 35 years ago when the U.S. defeated Canada on Oct. 20, 1976 at the Kingdome. The last time the USA played at CenturyLink was on July 4, 2009, when they beat Grenada 4- in the opening match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Tickets for the USA vs. Panama go on sale April 2 at 10 a.m.