The Guinness International Champions Cup
GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY
LA Galaxy, Real Madrid, Juventus and Everton to play in doubleheader at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, August 3
CARSON, Calif. (Tuesday, June 18, 2013) – Tickets for the Guinness International Champions Cup doubleheader at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, August 3 will go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. The tickets, which start at just $25, will be on sale online or by visiting the box office at Dodger Stadium starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow.
In the first-ever soccer games at the iconic Dodger Stadium, which has been the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers since 1962, the LA Galaxy will face either Everton or Juventus while Real Madrid will face the other. Real Madrid will open the day, playing at 5 p.m. while the Galaxy will play in the second game, which is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. These games will serve as the Final and Third Place game of the West Region of the inaugural International Champions Cup.
The doubleheader will bring some of the world’s top players to Southern California with nine-time European champion and 32-time Spanish La Liga champion Real Madrid led by Cristiano Ronaldo, Mezut Ozil and Sergio Ramos while defending Serie A champion Juventus, who have won an Italian record 29 championships, feature Italian National Team stars Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Pirlo and Giorgio Chiellini. They will be joined by the two-time defending MLS Cup champion Galaxy and stars Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane and Omar Gonzalez as well as Everton, who have been in the top flight of English soccer for 111 consecutive seasons and are led by U.S. National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard, defender Leighton Baines and midfielder Marouane Fellani under new manager Roberto Martinez, who helped Wigan Athletic win the FA Cup for the first time ever last month.
Tickets for the doubleheader range from just $25 to $550 with a number of affordable price points in between, including seats behind the benches for all four teams for $95. Additionally, there are multiple ticketing offers that include a seat in the Dugout Club as well as all-inclusive food and non-alcoholic beverages starting at $225.
The only way to receive discounted tickets to the International Champions Cup doubleheader at Dodger Stadium is to become a Galaxy Season Ticket Holder or by purchasing a Summer of Soccer or group sales plan. Limited tickets are available at these special prices, so please call the LA Galaxy at 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) for more information.
Dodger Stadium has seen many legendary baseball moments through the years, while hosting more than 147 million fans since it opened its doors. Dodger Stadium has also played host to events such as the 1984 Olympic Games baseball competition, the 2009 World Baseball Classic Final, a Mass conducted by Pope John Paul II, concerts by the biggest names in the business like The Beatles, Michael Jackson and U2 as well as a basketball game and championship boxing match. These will be the first professional soccer games played and come January, 2014, the stadium will host its first National Hockey League game between the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks.
In addition to their games at Dodger Stadium, the Galaxy and Real Madrid will meet at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on Thursday, August 1 while Juventus and Everton will meet a day earlier at AT&T Park in San Francisco. All four teams will then conclude the tournament at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on August 6 and 7, facing the four teams that comprise the tournament’s East Region; AC Milan, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Valencia, with a champion to be decided on August 7 when the winner of the West Region faces the winner of the East Region.
For more information on the Guinness International Champions Cup, please call the club at 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) or visit www.lagalaxy.com/ICC or the tournament’s official website at www.internationalchampionscup.com.
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