The Philadelphia Union is Hosting a 2V2 FIFA Tournament for Charity!
Philadelphia Union today announced an inaugural charity video game event, Union 2v2 Pro-Am Charity FIFA Tournament Presented by Independence Blue Cross and Powered by N3rd Street Gamers. The tournament will take place at Localhost (908 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA) on Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Former Major League Baseball All-Star Ryan Howard, who won a World Series and two National League pennants as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, hip-hop artist Freeway, and several Philadelphia Union players, including Captain Alejandro Bedoya, will participate in the 2v2 Pro-Am Charity tournament alongside other special guests and influencers.
Interested competitors can bid online for their spot in the tournament with the highest bidding fans being selected to play. Proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the athlete or influencer’s charity of choice. The tournament is free to public to attend and is also BYOB. The event will be livestreamed via the UnionEsports Twitch channel and Union social channels.
Check Out The Teams and Charities Below!
National Kidney Foundation
Ryan Howard (former Phillies player)
The Ryan Howard Big Piece Foundation
Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union player)
Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union player)
Kick Childhood Cancer patient
Matt Freese (Philadelphia Union player)
Ronald McDonald House
Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union player)
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Center for Childhood Cancer Research
One Day At A Time Recovery Center