Jacksonville, Fla. — The Florida Cup 2015 International Club Soccer Tournament wrapped up its two city tour that included Orlando and wrapped up at Jacksonville’s EverBank Field on Saturday, January 17 before a charged up crowd of 7,242.
The event created by Brazilian-based 2SV Sports with partners Orlando City FC, Disney Sports, JaxSports and Jacksonville University was billed as a “clubs for nations” tournament that pitted two teams from Germany and two teams from Brazil in a points total, winner take all format. The tournament was broadcast around the world to 125 countries and an estimated audience of more than 215 million viewers.
The teams participating in the tournament were:
Three-time German Champion FC Koln (Germany)
Current Champions League Club Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)
Two-time FIFA World-Champion Corinthians (Brazil)
Four-time Brazilian Champion Fluminense (Brazil)
The first match between Corinthians and Bayer Leverkusen saw...