LA Galaxy announce 2014 World Cup viewing party locations

Support the United States at Hermosa Beach Pier and Lot 613

CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, June 5, 2014) – With seven days remaining before the start of the world’s biggest sporting event, the LA Galaxy will serve as the organizers of World Cup events, viewing parties and digital content throughout Southern California for the duration of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The LA Galaxy will host two major events surrounding the U.S. Men’s National Team as they compete in their seventh consecutive FIFA World Cup. Highlighting the schedule will be an outdoor viewing of the United States match against Ghana on Monday, June 16 at 3:00 p.m. PT at the Hermosa Beach Pier. The match will mark the start of the U.S. participation in the 32-team tournament. The event is free and open to the public.

On Sunday, June 22, the club will show the highly anticipated U.S. match against European power Portugal live at Lot 613 (613 Imperial Street) in Los Angeles. More details about this exclusive viewing party will be released in the coming days.

The Galaxy have created lagalaxy.com/worldcup to provide extensive World Cup content throughout the tournament. As part of lagalaxy.com’s coverage, the site will provide match updates, recaps and an in-depth look at the U.S. Men’s National Team from on location in Brazil.

In an effort to provide Angelenos and soccer fans with the most robust coverage, lagalaxy.com has teamed with notable L.A. food critics to break down the top 32 places to eat and drink while cheering on all 32 respective nations during the world’s most-watched sporting event.

The LA Galaxy will also team up with El Torito restaurant which will serve as the Official “March to Brazil” Watch Party Destination. Soccer supporters can kick off World Cup celebrations with the Mexico vs. Cameroon group stage match at El Torito in Orange, Calif. on Friday, June 13 at 9:00 a.m. PT. El Torito and LA Galaxy will host additional viewing parties and World Cup events, all detailed below. 

All viewing locations include appearances by the Galaxy Star Squad, ticket giveaways, raffles with prizes and more. Select events will also include appearances by Galaxy players, alumni, Cozmo and the Futboleros.

For more details on the club’s Official World Cup Viewing Locations, please visit www.lagalaxy.com/worldcup.

FEATURED VIEWING PARTIES:

Date

Time (PT)

Viewing Location (City & Venue)

WC Match(es)

June 13

9:00 a.m.

El Torito – 3520 The City Way

Orange, CA 92668

Mexico vs, Cameroon

June 13

12:00 p.m.

El Torito – 3520 The City Way

Orange, CA 92668

Spain vs. Netherlands

June 16

3:00 p.m.

Hermosa Beach Pier, Hermosa Beach, CA

USA vs. Ghana

June 17

12:00 p.m.

CityWalk – Universal City, CA

Brazil vs. Mexico

June 22

3:00 p.m.

Lot 613, Los Angeles, CA

USA vs. Portugal

June 23

9:00 a.m.

El Torito – 3520 The City Way

Orange, CA 92668

Netherlands vs. Chile

Australia vs. Spain

June 23

1:00 p.m.

El Torito – 3520 The City Way

Orange, CA 92668

Mexico vs. Croatia

Cameroon vs. Brazil