Professional Soccer

In July 2014, the legendary Liverpool FC came to Charlotte to take on AC Milan in the Guinness International Champions Cup series. The weekend started on Thursday at Alive After Five which kicked off Uptown’s three-day futbol fandemonium extravaganza. On Friday, the Liverpool FC players hosted a public meet and greet autograph and photo session at FHP client location, famed NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s, Whisky River. Whisky River also served as the official Liverpool FC Merchandise Center. Later that day, Liverpool FC Fan Central took over the EpiCentre, Charlotte’s premier entertainment venue, with a celebration kick-off at FHP client location, Rooftop 210 with special guest host, Jon Wilson, of WCCB’s popular morning show, Wilson’s World. Featuring exciting giveaways, including tickets to the game, live music and the Liverpool FC Foundation, the highlight of this free event was a 45 minute fan Q&A with the Livepool FC Legends Robbie Fowler and Ian Rush. Prior to the big match on Saturday, the EpiCentre hosted the Guinness Champions Cup Bar Crawl at client locations and FHP’s Doghouse hosted the ultimate pre-game party across the street from the stadium.