Tickets on sale for Juventus v A League All Stars For August 2014

Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2014

download-46The match will be held exclusively in Sydney at ANZ Stadium on Sunday 10 August 2014.



It was also announced that Italian football legend, current Sydney FC player and former Juventus star, Alessandro Del Piero, will play for the All Stars against his former club.



On hand for the announcement at the Sydney Opera House was Juventus legend Edgar Davids who made 235 appearances for the club from 1997 – 2003.



“I am delighted that Italy’s Serie A champions, Juventus are bringing their football skills to Sydney, Australia’s premier sports and major events city,” Mr Souris said.



“Following the success of the Manchester United tour to Sydney last July, the NSW Government, through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW, has worked hard to secure this match.



“Juventus has a world-wide fan base of 250 million, including 1.4 million Juventus faithful in Australia and by hosting this champion team, Sydney and NSW will again be on show to the world, confirming our position as Australia’s home of major events.



“The NSW Government has secured 197 events since March 2011 boosting the State’s economy by about $1.33 billion.



Minister for Sport and Recreation, Gabrielle Upton, said: “Juventus is the most successful Italian football club in history, having won 54 official titles on the national and international stage. Juventus also boasts a record 29 league titles, nine Italian Cups, a record five national super cups, and 11 titles in confederation and inter-confederation competitions.



“The Juventus versus A-League All Stars match is part of a fantastic line up of sporting events in Sydney and NSW, including: The Opening Series of Major League Baseball in March, the Bledisloe Cup for the next decade, international surfing, motor sports and top class racing.



“The A-League All Stars will once again represent the best of the A-League, with players and coaching staff selected by football fans”.



Source:- Destination NSW

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