(Macao, December 4, 2008) - Two of Manchester
United’s greatest legends have come to Macao
to launch a unique attraction which has brought the Theatre of Dreams to life
in Asia. Bryan Robson and Brian McClair were
joined by Mr. Stephen Weaver, President of Asian Region, Las Vegas Sands Corp.
for the official opening ceremony of the Manchester United Experience, Asia’s first interactive football experience.
former United stars, who between them made more than 900 appearances and
goals, were on hand to tour the state of the art Experience and try out the
Set to become
a place of pilgrimage for all Red Devil fans, the Experience offers the
to become immersed in almost every aspect of the Club, through the tragedies
and the triumphs of its rich history, to the rigors of its training regime and
the behind-the-scenes camaraderie of the changing room today.
For the first
time, fans will have a chance to experience the drama and excitement of the
build-up to a
match at the home of the world’s greatest football club without having to
travel to Old Trafford. Here at The Venetian they will be able to hear from the
legendary Sir Alex Ferguson, line up in the tunnel next to their heroes and
feel what it’s like to walk out onto the pitch with adrenaline pumping and the
crowd erupting around them.
also take an active part by showing off their football skills in specially
designed training pods and later watch themselves on video. To complete the
fun, they can take part in the challenging ‘Match the Manager’ Game.
about the Experience former Manchester United Captain Bryan Robson said:
the Experience is superb, it really captures the spirit and the atmosphere of
this great Club. The amazing way in which they have used technology makes it
really feel like you are in the United dressing room or lining up with the
players in the tunnel. It's the next best thing to being at Old Trafford."
the Experience, the lower retail level offers a wide selection of authentic
United merchandise and Nike Football apparel and accessories.
information about the Interactive Zone at Manchester United Experience, please
visit www.manutdexperience.comor contact our staff at (853) 81178008 or
in person at The Manchester United Experience, Shop 2215, The Grand Canal
Shoppes, The Venetianâ
Canal Shoppes has over 330 specialty stores including all the latest
collections and famous brands in fashion, jewelry, accessories and sporting
goods, as well as culinary delights in the wide array of international
restaurants, all under one roof.