International Champions Cup Chicago Tickets
The International Champions Cup was held for the first time in the summer of 2013. The tournament, the brainchild of Stephen M. Ross and Relevent Sports, transformed the European club preseason tour into an exciting world class tournament. It brought in thousands of fans to watch every game and was a huge success. Famous clubs from different leagues such as, AC Milan, Chelsea, Juventus and Real Madrid took part in the competition. The huge success of the first cup prompted subsequent editions to be held. The cup was held in 2014 and will take place in 2015 as well. Get International Champions Cup Chicago tickets and watch some of the best football clubs compete against each other.
In the two editions of the International Champions Cup held so far, two different champions and runners up have emerged. The competition has teams from UEFA and the CONCACAF region competing for the top prize. The 2013 cup was won by the Spanish giants Real Madrid, when they overpowered Chelsea in the final, in front of almost seventy thousand spectators.
The colossal numbers
The 2014 ICC raised the bar even higher. The cup was hosted in thirteen cities across the US and Canada. It brought in a record attendance during a group stage match between defending Champions Real Madrid and Manchester United. The game hosted at the University of Michigan's "Big House" was seen by 109,318 fans, the largest turnout at a soccer game in the US history. Manchester United defeated Real Madrid and progressed to the finals to set up an all English clash with Liverpool. The red devils completed an undefeated tournament with a victory over Liverpool in the final, with the score line reading three goals to one. The International Champions Cup was viewed in over one hundred and fifty countries, with a global audience estimated to be over eighty million, following the proceedings.
Get International Champions Cup Chicago tickets and watch the defending champions Manchester United fend their title in the 2015 edition of the Champions Cup. This year the tournament has been expanded to three editions, kicking off in Australia, China and North America. Australia and China will host three teams each while ten teams will compete in the International Champions Cup in North America.