Manchester United vs. Arsenal Match at MetLife Stadium on July 22
Sets Multiple Revenue Records; Event Sold Out
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AEG Brings One of Sports’ Greatest Rivalries to American Soil for the First-Time
NEW YORK (July 21, 2023) – Tickets for the highly anticipated matchup between Manchester United and Arsenal at MetLife Stadium on July 22 have officially sold out, announced today by Tom Braun, Senior Vice President of Soccer & Business Operations and Business Development, AEG. The match has not only garnered widespread attention but has also broken multiple revenue records, cementing its place as a monumental event in the world of soccer.
Soccer fans can still be a part of the action by tuning into ESPN on July 22 at 5 p.m. ET to catch all the excitement of the match with exclusive commentary and analysis.
“We are excited to announce a sellout for the much-anticipated matchup between Manchester United and Arsenal at MetLife Stadium,” said Tom Braun, Senior Vice President of Soccer & Business Operations and Business Development at AEG. “We are thrilled by the overwhelming response and opportunity to bring this rivalry to New York’s soccer fans as they’ll be able to witness two legendary clubs face off for the first time in the United States.”
Record revenue for an Arsenal friendly match, a Manchester United friendly match, and for any club soccer match at MetLife Stadium further emphasizes the immense popularity of this historic clash. The fans’ unwavering support and excitement have propelled these revenue milestones, solidifying the significance of the event in the sports industry.
Arsenal’s 3-2 win against Manchester United in January was watched by an average audience of 1.92m viewers across NBC Sports, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital platforms. A U.S. record for a Premier League fixture.
Arsenal and Manchester United, two of the most iconic and successful soccer clubs in the world, have captivated fans with their long-standing rivalry. This historic clash marks their first-ever encounter in the United States and has generated unparalleled excitement among supporters and the media resulting in a sold-out event.
Arsenal previously visited the U.S. in 2022. This is Manchester United’s first visit to America in five years and the first time in 12 years in New York.
MetLife Stadium, renowned for hosting world-class events, including the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl XLVIII, WrestleMania, and international soccer matches, is honored to provide the stage for this historic match.