The Florida Cup is an international soccer tournament among professional clubs that takes place every January in Florida, USA.
The event serves as an ideal platform for international clubs who are looking to expand their brands abroad, while training at a quality infrastructure set up under ideal weather condition and competing against top competition. Catch a game out at Disney's ESPN Wild World of Sports!
- ALL-STAR GAME – 6:30 p.m. - ESPN Complex, Walt Disney World
- Shakhtar (Ukraine) vs. Fluminense (Brazil) – 2:00 p.m. - ESPN Complex, Walt Disney World
- Corinthians (Brazil) vs. Atlético MG (Brazil) – 2:00 p.m. - FAU, Boca Raton
- Strikers (US) vs. Santa Fe (Colombia) – 4:30 p.m. - FAU, Boca Raton
- Corinthians (Brazil) vs. Shakhtar (Ukraine) – 6:45 p.m. - ESPN Complex, Walt Disney World
- Fluminense (Brazil) vs. Inter (Brazil) – 6:45 p.m. - Lockhart, FT. Lauderdale
Just some of the global stars participating in the 2016 Florida Cup:
- Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez - Bayer Leverkusen forward and Mexican National Team
- Ronaldinho – Fluminense forward, 2-time FIFA World Player of the Year (2004,2005) and Brazilian National Team
- Elias - Corinthians midfielder and Brazilian National Team
- Tite - Corinthians manager, 2012 FIFIA Club World Cup Champions
- Omar Perez - Independiente Sante Fe attacking midfielder, Argentine with over 400 senior team appearances / 3-time Copa Libertadores Champion with Boca Juniors (ARG)
- Carlos Valdez – Independiente Santa Fe defender, 2012 MLS All-Star, and Columbian National Team.
- Anderson – Internacional, former Manchester United midfielder and Brazilian National Team.
- Fred – Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder and Brazilian National Team.
- Kevin Prince Boateng – FC Schalke 04, former AC Milan midfielder and Ghanian National Teamer.
Downloadable highlights can be found at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/duvv7iu155qw0rl/AADqhvQcPzNZHHmvP7e9T9xwa?dl=0
The next Florida Cup action comes up Saturday night as former international soccer stars come together for a great cause in the Florida Cup All-Star Game. The charity event kicks off at 6:30pm at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.
Then on Sunday, Shakhtar Donetsk and Fluminense make their Florida Cup debuts in a 2pm match at ESPN Wide World of Sports, while a highly anticipated doubleheader comes to FAU Stadium in Boca Raton. Reigning Brazilian champion Corinthians takes on runners up Atletico Mineiro at 2pm, followed by Independiente Santa Fe vs. Ft. Lauderdale Strikers at 4:30.
Tickets and more information at www.FloridaCup.com