International Champions Cup San Jose Tickets
There is good news for football fans. The latest edition of the International Champions Cup is all set to take place in San Jose. If the first edition of the event in 2013 is any indication of the popularity of the sport, then get set for a sold out event featuring some of the biggest names in the game. Inaugural winners Manchester United will be looking to defend their title as they strive for a trophy under Van Gaal. Catch the biggest clubs in the world as they show off their latest summer signings and work out their new formations before the start of the regular season. Buy International Champions Cup San Jose tickets now.
Proving once again the rising global popularity of the sport, the International Champions Cup is the latest edition to the myriad of club level competitions that are held over the course of a year. What sets the event apart from the rest is that it is held in the US, which is still considered a new market for the sport. Another plus point of the competition is that it is held during the off-season when all the European clubs have finished their competitions and are thus able to field full- strength teams.
A chance to try out new signings
The competition becomes a testing ground for these big clubs to try out their latest signings as well as to test new formations. All this bodes well for the fans as they get to see their favorite clubs on the field. An indication of the rising popularity of the event can be gauged from the first edition of the competition which saw an astounding 109,318 fans in attendance at the game between Manchester United and Real Madrid. That was the biggest turnout for a soccer game in the US.
Watch all the big clubs
Crowd attendance is expected to increase as the cumbersome rules have been changed for a simpler ‘round robin’ format. Furthermore, some of the biggest names in the game will be coming to play in the event. The teams that have announced their participation include Manchester United, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, America, Fiorentina, Benfica, Barcelona, LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls and the San Jose Earthquakes. This is one event you must not miss. Buy International Champions Cup San Jose tickets quickly.