(ARCHIVE PHOTO: Milan lift the trophy during the 2011/2012 season) 
MILAN – San Siro will be playing host to the 23rd edition of the Luigi Berlusconi Trophy, which will see AC Milan take on Club Atlético San Lorenzo on the 5th of November at 20.30.The team from the Boedo quarter of Buenos Aires, commonly referred to as San Lorenzo and founded in 1908, are one of the big 5 teams from Argentina. On the 14th of August earlier this year, they won the Copa Libertadores, the equivalent of Europe’s Champions League, to become South American Champions. The red and blue shirt of San Lorenzo has been worn by a number of important players over the years such as Ezequiel Lavezzi, Ivan Cordoba and Paolo Montero who have also played in Italy’s Serie A. The current team also boasts former Milan defender Mario Yepes, who was a part of the club’s last Scudetto triumph in 2011 and also won the Italian Super Cup with the rossoneri that same year. Interestingly, San Lorenzo have a very famous fan in the form of Pope Francis, who is a renowned supporter of the Argentine club.The latest edition of the Berlusconi Trophy sees it go back to the original ideals of the one-off match, by inviting a major international club side. In the early 1990s for instance both Bayern Munich and Real Madrid were the opponents and on both of those occasions the rossoneri ran out winners. Inzaghi’s Milan, who currently have the best attack in the Italian top flight, will now be put to the test against a side from South America where the style of football is known for its intensity and entertainment.It all makes for an unmissable event and thanks to the club’s decision to offer very affordable prices, everyone will have the chance to spend an evening of pure entertainment at the San Siro. Ticket prices have been set at € 10 for the entire first tier with the exception of the first red tier which has a ticket price of € 20. Cuore Rossonero card holders can also benefit from a 50% discount while season ticket holders and under 18 & over 65 Cuore Rossonero card holders can purchase tickets at a symbolic price of just € 1. The first tier is the only sector of the stadium open for ticket sales.The countdown can now begin for the 23rd edition of the Berlusconi Trophy, set to be played between two prestigious and illustrious sides.