Record-breaking crowd expected at Lincoln Financial Field for USWNT friendly match

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The World Cup Champion U.S. Women's National Soccer Team is about to make history again - this time right here in South Philadelphia.

The August 29th match against Portugal at Lincoln Financial Field will set the record for the largest crowd for a stand-alone friendly game for the U.S women.

More than 44,000 people are expected to pack the Linc.

Tickets are still on sale at, with seats starting at just $35 a piece.

And as a special treat for fans, the team is also holding a free public training session at Lincoln Financial Field on Wednesday, August 28th.

The free practice is happening from 5pm to 6pm. Gates open at 4:30pm.

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