20 Google+ users from around the world will appear live on the perimeter boards of Old Trafford today as Manchester United take on Liverpool FC. Watch the game from 13:30 to see them show their support from Mexico to Malaysia, and add to your circles to see the story of how it happened next week. #MUFrontRow
In a peek at what may be the future of spectator sports, a select group of our international fanbase will join today’s stadium attendees directly from their homes across the world. Fans from Mexico to Malaysia will show their support live via Google+, appearing pitchside on the perimeter boards of Old Trafford.
Manchester United and Google+ have teamed up to launch “Front Row”, offering a select group of United’s international fanbase the opportunity to “be” at the Theatre of Dreams - live - no matter where they are in the world, changing what it means to be a global football fan forever.
During today’s game 20 United fans, from countries including Mexico, Argentina, Malaysia, Russia and India, will have the opportunity to cheer on their team live, appearing via Google+ Hangouts - the free, multi-person video call feature - on Old Trafford’s digital hoardings.
Throughout the match, Front Row supporters will be able to share in the magic of being at Old Trafford, joining 76,000 ticket holders and fellow participants the world over.
These fans have been selected from those who shared a picture on Google+ that showcased their love, passion and commitment to the club along with the hashtag #MUFrontRow.
Next week, we will be sharing some of the stories of the fans around the world who will have taken part today. Add Manchester United to your circles and see this before anyone else on Google+.