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Though the weather outside is chilly, the competition couldn’t be hotter as Columbus serves as host for some of the season’s biggest sporting events. 

From contests featuring youngsters to those with the best athletes in the world, fans can see games and competitions at nearly every level and in a variety of sports.

Whether you’re a soccer supporter, wrestling fanatic or fitness guru, the winter season will still provide you with ample reasons to cheer. 

Some will take place indoors, shielding attendees and athletes alike from the elements while others will cause fans to bundle up to brave the weather (hello, soccer game in January). 

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Jan. 27: United States Men's National Team will take on El Salvador, Field

United States Men’s National Team vs. El Salvador 


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United States World Cup Qualifier: Columbus, Field to host U.S. men’s national team World Cup qualifier vs. El Salvador in January 

Details: In the final round of World Cup qualifying, the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team will face El Salvador at Field. While the squad sits in good position to qualify for November’s World Cup in Qatar, this game is an important matchup toward that goal of making the big tournament. Columbus Crew’s stadium hosted a national game in October — a win against Costa Rica — but Columbus has long been considered the unofficial home of U.S. Soccer, so a second match here isn’t unheard of.  

Time: 7 p.m. Jan. 27 

Admission: Tickets available at

Parking: $10-$25 depending on Arena District garage  

COVID policy: Check website for details.

Contact: 312- 808-1300, 

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