Telemundo Deportes in partnership with New York City Football Club (NYCFC) today announced the opening of a custom-built soccer field with giant screens displaying Telemundo’s exclusive Spanish language broadcast of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ at Rockefeller Center, in the heart of Manhattan.
Soccer fans will get a chance to partake in all the action as bleachers and giant screens will be set up in Rockefeller Plaza, located between 49th and 50th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, for the public to watch all live matches that take place from June 30 – July 15.
In addition, a custom-built soccer field will be installed on Rockefeller Plaza offering fans a chance to participate in a number of soccer activities including pick-up games, tournaments, clinics, and meet and greets with players from NYCFC.
The space will open to the public at 10am on June 30th with a viewing party for the first Round of 16 matches, followed by soccer programming on the pitch, and a viewing party for NYCFC’s away match against Chicago Fire at 8:30pm.
Also taking place at Rockefeller Center is a vintage soccer jersey exhibit produced in partnership with Classic Football Shirts, which will take soccer fans through the history of some of the most emblematic shirts of the last 32 years.
All activities are free and open to the public. The full schedule of activities will be revealed soon.
Telemundo Deportes is the exclusive Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, offering more than 1,500 hours of World Cup coverage from Russia across all platforms, including more than 500 hours on television and more than 1,000 hours across digital platforms, including the live streaming of all 64 World Cup Russia games. In addition, Telemundo Deportes will offer the latest news and clips of the most relevant moments as well 2018 FIFA World Cup real time results along with expert commentary from renowned commentary team. To follow all the action of the games, visit the complete programming schedule for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™.