Thirteen years wearing the No17 shirt at Borussia Dortmund, two Bundesliga titles and a real love for the Black and Yellows - hardly any other player has conquered the hearts of BVB fans quite like Leonardo de Deus Santos, known as Dede for short. The fact that the Brazilian is soon set for a testimonial in the Signal Iduna Park is in line with Westphalian tradition and guaranteed for the benefit of all BVB fans.

Dede is set to play alongside stars from his thirteen years at BVB and will form two teams featuring companions from his journey between 1998 and 2011. The "International Team" will include players ranging from Amoroso to Zidan, while the "National Team" will include players ranging from Addo to Ziegler.

The Black and Yellow spectacle is set to kick off at 18:00 CET on 5 September in Signal Iduna Park. Tickets, starting from 11 Euro, are now on sale for all Borussia Dortmund season ticket holders in the online ticket shop at (until 18:00 CET on 22 May). All season ticket holders who have provided an e-mail address will receive an e-mail to inform them about the match. The open sale of tickets will begin exclusively at from 08:30 CET on 23 May and from 08:30 CET on 26 May at all standard advance sales points.