Football fans are in for a treat at the annual International Champions Cup Singapore, with riveting football action by top European clubs, thrilling activities off the pitch, and the chance to meet the heroes of the sport up close.
Sports fanatics can expect thrills, spills and world-class football matches at the International Champions cup, an annual sports extravaganza that hosts top teams from around the world, as they face off at the National Stadium.
The 2018 competition featured English Premier League legend Arsenal, illustrious Spanish La Liga team Atlético de Madrid and French Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain, as they battled for pride and top honours. The event saw tens of thousands of football fans congregating at the National Stadium to roar their support for the three rival titans of the sport.
The riveting, head-to-head matchups had Atlético de Madrid edging out Arsenal 3-1 on penalties following a 1-1 draw, and Arsenal trouncing Paris Saint-Germain 5-1 in a resounding victory. The Parisian team got their payback in the last match of the event, with a 3-2 victory over Atlético de Madrid.
Besides high-octane action, football fever also spread through the rest of the city, with a range of exciting activities off the pitch. This included live music performances, autograph signing sessions and photo opportunities with stars from all three clubs. A dedicated fanzone at the stadium and pop-ups in the city offered football-themed games that allowed spectators to get in on the action and break out their own moves.