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4 reasons you don't want to miss Quakes take on Atletico Madrid at Candlestick

25 July 10:02 am

4 reasons you don't want to miss Quakes take on Atletico Madrid at Candlestick

By Sarah Fraser

1. Closing out Candlestick. This match is one of the final events at Candlestick Park. It is a huge honor to host such a powerful team at a historical stadium.

2. La Liga champs and UEFA Champions League semifinalists. Atletico beat out Barcelona by three points to win the 2013/2014 La Liga title. Atletico lost in extra time in the 2014 Champions League final to Real Madrid.

3. Key players for Atletico played in the 2014 FIFA World Cup: Mario Mandzukic played for Croatia, Toby Alderweireld played for Belgium, Tiago Mendes played for Portugal, Jose Maria Gimenez and Christian Rodriguez played for Uruguay, and Koke and Juanfran played for Spain. Don’t miss seeing these players in person!

4. Experience a live match from the Copa EuroAmericana. There are thirteen teams in the tournament from CONMEBOL, CONCACAF and EUFA, including Atletico Madrid, Club America, Valencia CF, ACF Fiorentina and more.

Tickets are still available to this game on Sunday. Let's close out Candlestick with a great match!