It has been officially declared that, Real Madrid will feature in the International Champions Cup 2015 held in China. The other two teams who will join the reigning UEFA Champions League champions are Italian giants and arch-rivals AC Milan and Internazionale or Inter Milan.
It is the Inaugural Chinese edition of the tournament where the three European giants will lock horns in a round robin format. Real have won the Champions League 10 times, AC Milan have won it 7 times and Inter Milan have won it 3 times. Almost all the star players will participate in this tournament.
In a press release, the tournament authorities have disclosed the fixture of the tournament held in China.
SATURDAY, JULY 25
– AC MILAN VS. FC INTERNAZIONALE MILANO a LONGGANG STADIUM, SHENZHEN
– A MATCHUP THAT HOLDS 36 ITALIAN SERIE A TITLES
MONDAY, JULY 27
– F.C. INTERNAZIONALE MILANO VS. REAL MADRID CF a TIANHE STADIUM, GUANGZHOU
– A MATCHUP THAT HOLDS 13 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TITLES
WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 OR JULY 30 (DATE SUBJECT TO AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES)
– REAL MADRID CF VS. AC MILAN a SHANGHAI STADIUM, SHANGHAI
– A MATCHUP THAT HOLDS 17 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TITLES
Matt Higgins, CEO of RSE Ventures was quoted: a China represents the next frontier for the International Champions Cup. In just its third year, our tournament has expanded into four continents and truly become an international property. The International Champions Cup will define the summer of 2015 and beyond across the world. We look forward to continued interest in the International Champions Cup and introducing our tournament to additional fans.a
Zhenjian Lei, CEO of LETV Sports said: a International Champions Cup China marks LETV Sports’ expansion into sporting events operation and promotion. The move demonstrates our commitment to developing the LETV Sports ecosystem by not only providing unique and innovative content across PC, mobile devices and smart TV, but also bringing world-class sporting events to Chinese sports fans. Together with Guangzhou Nanao Culture Activity Program Co.Ltd, our designated local promoter in China, we strive to set the benchmark for hosting high-profile global sporting events to Chinese audience.a