Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant in Chicago Raises the UEFA Champions League Trophy at a VIP Event

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Fadó Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at 100 W Grand Avenue in the River North section of Chicago, played host to the official Chicago unveiling of the UEFA Champions League Trophy on Wednesday March 8. The invitation only event played to a packed house of UEFA officials, international soccer celebs and VIP Fadó customers.

Danish international starsMichael and Brian Laudrup unveil the UEFA Champions League Trophy at Fado

Until mid April, we're looking for the biggest Champions League tour fans and we're going to send two of them to Madrid

Fadó Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at 100 W Grand Avenue in the River North section of Chicago, played host to the official Chicago unveiling of the UEFA Champions League Trophy on Wednesday March 8. The invitation only event played to a packed house of UEFA officials, international soccer celebs and VIP Fadó customers. The trophy, the most prestigious club trophy in the world, is on tour in the U.S and the event at Fadó was one of just four stops in the nation ahead of the 2010 Champions League final in Madrid, Spain on May 22, 2010. The trophy was official unveiled by former Danish international stars and brothers Michael and Brian Laudrup and was covered exclusively by Fox Soccer Channel.

After the official unveiling, all 400 plus attendees had the opportunity to have a picture taken with the official UEFA Champions League trophy that has been hoisted by Manchester United, Barcelona, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Ajax, Bayern Munich and others.

Specially for the event, Fadó was transformed into a UEFA Champions League museum with one of a kind player memorabilia on display from the likes of Renaldo, David Beckham, Ronaldinho, Wayne Rooney and dozens more. Hundreds of fans attended the event, many dressed in the colors of their favorite European teams, and were treated to a hours of UEFA highlights on the high definition screens at Fadó Irish Pub.

John Piccirillo, Fadó Director of Marketing said,”We've been told by the event organizers that this stop has been the most enthusiastic by far. That's a direct result of our regular soccer customers who made it to the event and our management and staff that support the Champions League each week. They made it a really special event and are the reason Fadó is the spot for Champions League fans and the upcoming World Cup 2010.”

In conjunction with the Trophy Tour, Fadó Irish Pub is also giving two lucky fans to chance to to see the UEFA Champions League final in Madrid, Spain. “Until mid April, we're looking for the biggest Champions League tour fans and we're going to send two of them to Madrid,” commented Piccirillo. “To enter, all fans have to do is email a picture of themselves showing us why they should be the 'Fadó 12th Man' in Madrid. All the details are at http://www.fadoirishpub.com/madrid.”

About Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

Fadó Irish Pub and Restaurant, is part of a group of authentic Irish pubs formed by three Irish and Irish American entrepreneurs. Kieran McGill, Fadó's CEO, is a native of Dublin, Ireland and created the first Fadó in 1996. Fadó has locations in Atlanta, Annapolis, Denver, Austin, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Seattle, Stamford, St Louis, and Washington DC. Fadó is the go-to spot for English Premier League, Champions League, Scottish Premier League, World Cup and much more. For more information go to http://www.fadoirishpub.com

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