Newly-crowned Spanish King’s Cupchampions Atlético Madrid visitsMarina Bay SandsFootball stars visit the Sands SkyParkduring visit toSingaporeThe Atletico Madrid team on the Public Observation DeckCredit all images to: Marina Bay SandsSingapore (May 28, 2013) –Marina Bay Sands welcomed Spanish football club Atletico Madridfor a visit of the Sands SkyPark on 22 May. The players made a trip to the integrated resort aspart of their whirlwind tour around the city.
Players arriving on the Sands SkyParkFresh off their Spanish Kings Cup victory, the team comprising top-notch players in the reveredworld of football such as defender Juanfran Torres, captain Gabi Fernandez, Arda Tura, TiagoMendes and star striker RadamelFalcaovisited the Marina Bay SandsSkyPark where they weretreated to breathtaking views of the Singapore skyline.The players purchasing souvenirs from the SkyPark Gift Shop
Atletico have won La Liga on nine occasions and the Copa del Rey on ten, including adouble in 1996. In Europe, the club has also won the Europa League in 2010 and in 2012,and won the UEFA Super Cup in 2010 and 2012. Their latest victory was on 17 May whenthey beat their city rivals Real Madrid 2-1 in Estadio Santiago Bernabeu to take home theCopa del Rey trophy.The team was in Singapore in support of the Singapore Olympic Foundation - Peter LimScholarship. Events included a mass game with 128 primary school students on 21st May, andthe Singapore Olympic Foundation Peter Lim Charity Cup match between them and theSingapore Selection team on 22ndMay.Marina Bay Sands is fast becoming a hotspot for international superstars and world-famousathletes, having previously hosted PSY, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, TigerWoods, Zhang Ziyi, Katy Perry, Rain, Shah Rukh Khan, boxing phenomenon Manny Pacquiao,ATP players JankoTipsarevic and Kei Nishikori, football legends Pele and Eric Cantona,Liverpool FC players and NBA player Kobe Bryant.###About Marina Bay Sands Pte LtdMarina Bay Sands is the leading business, leisure and entertainment destination in Asia. It features large and flexible conventionand exhibition facilities, 2,560 hotel rooms and suites, the rooftop Sands SkyPark, the best shopping mall in Asia, world-classcelebrity chef restaurants and an outdoor event plaza. Its two theaters showcase a range of leading entertainment performancesincluding world-renowned Broadway shows. Completing the line-up of attractions is ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sandswhich plays host to permanent and marquee exhibitions. For more information, please visit www.marinabaysands.comFor Media EnquiriesSarina Pushkarna (+65)6688 0013 / firstname.lastname@example.orgGayathri Ramasamy (+65)6688 1407 / email@example.com