MTV Tr3s will join the WORLD CUP fever bringing together renowned soccer stars and leading Latino entertainers for a unique celebration of the world’s most popular sport. Set for filming on March 31st at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, the 2-hour ROCK N’ GOL special will center around four teams (No Se Puede United, AC Pitch Smackers, Locura United and Deportivo Cansados) of athletes and celebrities that will take to the field for a unique 4x4 tournament fusing traditional soccer with some very non-traditional twists. The big game, sponsored by T-Mobile, Subway and Toyota is set to air on June 3rd at 9:00pm (EST) on MTV Tr3s with an additional MTV2 broadcast post premier.
Already confirmed celebrity participants for the ROCK N’ GOL taping include: crossover urban sensation Pitbull, actress Michelle Rodriguez, actor Jesse Garcia, comedian Carlos Mencia, Spanish artist David Bisbal, actor Walter Perez, singer/songwriter Debi Nova and legendary singer Jenni Rivera. They will be joined by famed soccer stars Marcelo Balboa, Brandi Chastain, Tony Meola and Tab Ramos. Additional participants will be announced shortly.