The Súper Clásico returns to the U.S.! This legendary rivalry that started in 1926, returns to USA where it was last played in 2018 bringing Mexico’s greatest teams to their fans in North America.
Various activities will take place leading up to the game; including, team legends, official mascots, trophies, celebrities, musical performances, food festival, as well as other celebrations that will be revealed in the upcoming weeks.
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 34 official national and international titles:
13 leagues, 6 Cup titles, 5 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 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 Guadalajara in 1908.
Throughout 113 years, Chivas 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 played their games at the Jalisco Stadium. Now, the team’s headquarters are at the Akron Stadium formerly called Omnilife Stadium.