On the afternoon of April 22nd, RSE Ventures, Relevant Sports and LeTV Sports together announced that: for the first time, International Champions Cup will land in China.
The ICC was founded by Relevant Sports, a division of RSE ventures, a sports promotion company founded in 2012 by billionaire real estate magnate and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and Matt Higgins, a former executive with the New York Jets. It replaced the World Football Challenge, which had featured a more even distribution of European- and American-based sides. With the help of LeTV Sports, this event for the first time comes to China. For current Chinese football market, it is undoubtedly the coming of a new era.
The ICC this year will include 15 top football clubs such as Real Madrid, Barcelona, AC Milan, Manchester United, Chelsea.
On the press conference, LeTV Sports and Guangzhou Nan’ao Cultural Activity Planning Co., Ltd. reached a partner cooperation relationship. The latter will be in charge of works including event promotion and investment attraction.
Event information of 2015 International Champions Cup in China region is as follows:
July 25th (Saturday): Inter Milan VS AC Milan, Longgang District Center in Shenzhen (Place in plan)
July 27th (Monday): Inter Milan VS Real Madrid, Tianhe Stadium in Guangzhou (Place in plan)
July 29th or 30th: AC Milan VS Real Madrid, Shanghai Stadium (Place in plan)
Teams participated in International Champions Cup 2015:
Teams in China region:
Real Madrid, AC Milan, Inter Milan
Teams in Australia region:
Manchester, Roma, Real Madrid
Teams in America region:
Chelsea, Man Utd., Paris Saint-Germain, Club de Futbol América, Porto, Barcelona, LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls, San Jose Earthquakes