Scottish soccer executives say that future games with Brazil and other high- profile teams may depend on fans' interest in the Argentina match.Diego Maradona's debut on November 19th will be quite telling: a packed house will let us know who'll be visiting Scotland in the years to come.
Scottish officials almost canceled the match after baulking at the South American team's pay demands, Banks said. A compromise was found with Scottish fans being charged the same prices as they would be for competitive internationals, higher than for previous exhibition matches. Scottish media reports said Argentina asked for 1 million pounds ($1.59 million) to play.
Scotland Supporters Must Prove Appetite for 'Glamour' Games [Bloomberg]