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The United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- International soccer is coming back to St. Louis in 2019. The U.S. Women’s National Team, reigning World Cup champions, will play an exhibition match at Busch Stadium May 16.

The friendly, set for 7 p.m. Central, will be the second to last match the team plays before heading to the World Cup in France. The USWNT will play New Zealand's national team. 

The match is one of only eight games the USWNT play in the United States before the World Cup begins.

Tickets will go on sale December 13 on ussoccer.com at 10 a.m. local time for that venue.

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