International Champions Cup Soccer: Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
July 29, 2017
A record 56,232 fans showed up for the International Champions Cup on July 29, 2017, making it the largest soccer match attendance in the state of Tennessee! Thank you for being a part of it.
Top English Premier League teams Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, play in Music City this summer for the International Champions Cup presented by Heineken. The two powerhouse clubs feature some of the top international talent from around the world. Manchester City F.C. features Argentinian superstar Sergio Aguero and Belgian national Kevin De Bruyne while English stars Harry Kane and Dele Alli lead the attack for Tottenham Hotspur F.C..
“Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur are two of the best clubs in English soccer with some of the most exciting competitors in the sport” said Charlie Stillitano, Chairman of Relevent Sports. “Both clubs facing off in a such a unique and exciting city will be a once in a lifetime experience for the clubs and fans alike.”
“Manchester City has a unique bond with the United States and our players and staff are looking forward to visiting this summer and playing in front of our fans,” said Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City F.C..
Nashville Is It
Nashville is the best city to visit for an International Champions Cup game. Here's why:
- Nashville is one of only two cities seeing a matchup between two teams from the English Premier League.
- Nashville is the most centrally-located host city, with all other cities being in coastal states.
- An unrivaled live music scene, exceptional restaurants with food for every taste, and so much free fun make Nashville the ideal summer destination. Come for the game, stay for the play.
- The game is on a Saturday, so you can make it a weekend in Music City!
The 2017 International Champions Cup presented by Heineken will run from July 19 – 30 and feature 12 matches played across 11 cities throughout the United States. In total, eight teams from around the globe, including England (Manchester United F.C., Manchester City F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C.), Italy (Juventus F.C., AS Roma), France (Paris Saint-Germain F.C.), and Spain (FC Barcelona, Real Madrid C.F.) will compete in this year’s tournament. Each team will play three contests and the club with the most points at the end of the tournament will be crowned champion. Each win in regulation will result in three points and a tie will go straight to a shootout; the winning team in a shootout will receive two points and the losing team will receive one.
For more information about the International Champions Cup, visit internationalchampionscup.com.