CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Excitement in Uptown Charlotte with the announcement of world class soccer returning to the Queen City.
"My jaw dropped. I'm very excited," said one fan.
Livepool FC and Borussia Dortmund will play each other July 22 at Bank of America Stadium.
Borussia Dortmund who boast the top American player, Christian Pulsic, and Liverpool who has worldwide appeal.
"They've been my favorite team since I was born. I was born there and I just love it," said Ashton Houghton.
A former Liverpool standout even got a kick out of Thursday's turnout.
"I talked to many of them. Many of them have traveled miles to come here for this event and I think it's great," said Sami Hyypia.
Scoring July's match is not just a win for fans, it's a victory for the city.
The countdown to the summer's big game is underway and fans are looking forward to a memorable afternoon.
The game is set for 4:00 p.m. Tickets start at $35.