Updated:CHARLOTTE, N.C. —
Saturday’s Guinness International Champions Cup between Liverpool FC and AC Milan has been declared an Extraordinary Event by Charlotte city officials.
The game will be held at Bank of America Stadium at 6:30 p.m.
City Manager Ron Carlee along with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department determined that the event meets the criteria to be declared as an Extraordinary Event.
The Extraordinary Event ordinance was adopted Jan. 23, 2012, and is defined as a large-scale event of national or international significance with may attract thousands of people to the area.
More than 60,000 tickets have been sold for the match.
A fan fest will be held Saturday on South Mint Street. Fan fest will open to the public at 4 p.m., until the start of the game.
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