Mixing the fast-paced worlds of the NBA and professional soccer in a competitive soccer match in downtown Manhattan, The Steve Nash Foundation's Showdown is a exhibition of top class national and international talent. Open to the public with special seating ticket sales going to benefit The Steve Nash Foundation for underserved children, the match promises to exhibit the top professional talent of the best basketball & soccer stars today! Nash unveiled the first of his soccer friends scheduled to play in the upcoming match: Italy's World Cup star, Alessandro Del Piero. More names from both the soccer and basketball worlds may be released leading up to the event.
Past Showdown rosters have included NBA players Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers), Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), Joakim Noah (Chicago Bulls), Chris Bosh (Miami Heat), Jeremy Lin (Houston Rockets), Marco Belinelli (San Antonio Spurs), and international and MLS soccer pros Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Giuseppe Rossi (Fiorentina), Javier Zanetti (Inter), Emmerson Boyce (Wigan), Robbie Rogers (Los Angeles Galaxy), Mathieu Flamini (Arsenal), Massimo Ambrosini (Milan), Ivan Cordoba (Inter),Salomon Kalou (Lille), Claudio Reyna (USA World Cup Team), Patrick Vieira (Manchester City), Stuart Holden (Bolton), Oguchi Onyewu (Malaga CF), and Rod Fanni (Olympique de Marseille).
GNC Live Well Showdown Fanfest starts at 4 PM, Kick off at 6:30 PM.
Wednesday, 24 June, 2015
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Cost:Free to the Public
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