The Súper Clásico pits Club América against Chivas de Guadalajara annually in the United States. This game is broadcast live in the United States and Mexico and the days leading up to the game are full of events and activities to make this experience unique and unforgettable.
This event takes place in September in a U.S. city with a large Latino population to celebrate Mexican Independence and Hispanic Heritage month.
Club América was founded on October 12, 1916. Rafael Garza Gutiérrez is known as the founder of the team, who being a 13 year old boy had the idea of creating a football team with the best players in his school.
Throughout 103 years, the club has obtained a total of 35 official national and international titles:
13 leagues, 6 Cup titles, 6 Champion of Champions, 7 CONCACAF Champions League, and 2 Interamericana Cups.
The home of Club América is the legendary Estadio Azteca, which was founded in 1966 and has hosted two World Cup finals in 1970 and 1986.
The Club Chivas of Guadalajara was founded on May 8, 1906. Edgar Everaert, a Belgian, and Calixto Gas, a Frenchman, founded the Unión Fútbol Club, which was the first name of the club that later changed to Club Deportivo Chivas de Guadalajara in 1908.
Throughout 113 years, Chivas de Guadalajara has obtained a total of 26 national and international championships:
12 leagues, 4 Cup titles, 7 Champion of Champions, 1 Mexican Super Cup, and 2 CONCACAF Champions League.
From 1960 to 2010, Chivas de Guadalajara played their games at the Jalisco Stadium. Now, the team’s headquarters are at the Akron Stadium formerly called Omnilife Stadium.