Sports giant Manchester United will celebrate the blockbuster weekend of British Premiership football at Optis Stadium in July.
Red Devils will be attending a two-night international football festival with Leeds United, Aston Villa and Crystal Palace.
Leeds United and Crystal Palace will clash on Friday, July 22, and Manchester United will face Aston Villa the next day.
The state government said the club promised to bring a full team and gave fans the opportunity to see players like Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
The club will set up a “home venue” from July 18th. Manchester United is Picover, Leeds United is Gauge Road, Crystal Palace is Leaderville Hotel, Aston Villa is Raffles Hotel.
The Red Devil’s visit, unveiled by West Australians last month, will be their first trip to Perth in three years, alongside Leeds United.
Manchester United played Perth Glory and Leeds on a 10-day tour, defeating Glory 2-0 in front of 50,206 fans, and saw 55,274 spectators weaken Leeds’ 4-0 dismantling. rice field.
They will be touring under the new manager, Erik Ten Hag.
When United last visited the Government of Western Australia, it was a big hit for hotels, restaurants and tourism, bringing a $ 16.5 million boost to the economy with 13,000 visitors from 30 countries and interstate highways. Said that.
Prior to COVID, the state government was working on a contract to bring the Italian giant Juventus to Perth for $ 5 million ($ 6.65 million).
The football festival follows the NRL State of Origin on June 26th, with Wallabies clashing with England at Optus a week later.
Prime Minister Mark Magawan said:
“This is another major boost to our tourism and hospitality sector, taking advantage of Perth and Western Australia’s reputation as a safe and attractive destination for visitors looking for a unique experience. Will be. “
Tourism Minister Roger Cook said the sporting event calendar sent the message “WA is open for business and tourism.”
“Perth will experience the most spectacular month of any major sporting event,” he said.
David Templeman, Minister of Sport and Recreation, said:
Tickets will be open to the public on Thursday, May 5th.
Manchester United, Leeds United, Aston Villa and Crystal Palace head to Optus Stadium for a football feast
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