Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain Soccer Game at Yankee Stadium (Video)

NYCTracker July 24, 2012 | Things To Do in New York City Add comment

chelsea psg soccer yankee stadium Who said that soccer is not popular in New York? Over 38,000 people attended a soccer match between two elite clubs Chelsea  and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) this Sunday, July 22nd. The game ended up as a tie, 1:1 but it was definitely fun to watch!  PSG put more pressure and had more chances in the first half of the game. And indeed Anderson Luiz de Carvalho , known as Nene scored a beautiful goal in the 30th minute for PSG.

Chelsea played much better in the second half, and Lucas Piazon, an 18-year old Brazilian scored toward the end of the game.

Chelsie captain John Terry played in the second half of the game and was given a standing ovation. Other famous Chelsie players, Petr Cech, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole, Paulo Ferreira got plenty of support from NYC Chelsea fans.

See the goals and highlights:

See the goals and highlights: Chelsea vs PSG Paizon and Nene goals

If you think you’ve missed the soccer party, don’t worry! There is another game coming up in New York, Yankee Stadium -current Spanish champions Real Madrid will play against Italian team A.C. Milan on Wednesday, August 8 at 8:00 p.m., at Yankee Stadium, New York. Check tickets at

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