University of Phoenix Stadium, in conjunction with Relevent Sports are presenting a match between Mexico’s Club America and Manchester United F.C. on Thursday, July 19. The match is part of the English powerhouse’s visit to the United States for their 2018 summer tour.
Manchester United is one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world, playing one of the most popular spectator sports on Earth. Through our 140-year heritage we have won 66 trophies, enabling us to develop what we believe is one of the world’s leading sports brands and a global community of 659 million followers. Our large, passionate community provides Manchester United with a worldwide platform to generate significant revenue from multiple sources, including sponsorship, merchandising, product licensing, broadcasting and matchday.
Founded in October 12, 1916, Club América is the most successful and followed soccer team in Mexico. Through our 101-year heritage we have won 32 trophies, including 12 League Titles, 5 Cup Wins, and 7 Concacaf Champions Leagues. Our home matches are played at Estadio Azteca, home of two World Cup Finals, with a capacity for over 80,000 fans. As part of our efforts to connect with our fan base in the US, América hosts Tour Águila, a series of exhibition matches hosted in soccer-specific stadiums against Liga MX, European and MLS teams. Tour Águila is played in the United States' largest Hispanic markets during international and in-season breaks.