Launch Features the Rise of Man City Captain David Silva in ‘Made in Gran Canaria’
David Villa, Xavi, and Andres Iniesta and City manager Pep Guardiola and exclusive home video footage of Silva’s childhood in new City+ docu ‘Made in Gran Canaria’
Soccer lovers always want access behind the scenes and to discover the childhood tales of their heroes, plus have great access to game footage —and City+ provides does just this.
Manchester City has launched CITY+, a brand-new content subscription, which is now available to fans in America across all Manchester City digital platforms including the Man City app and Smart TV.
The CITY+ subscription is designed to provide Cityzens with unrivaled access to new and exclusive City content.
To celebrate the launch of the new subscription, the Club has released an exclusive CityTV Productions documentary ‘Made in Gran Canaria’, chronicling the illustrious rise of City captain David Silva, who will be leaving the club at the end of the season.
Silva is one of the most decorated players in City’s history, having lifted 13 trophies over the past ten years, as well as being a World Cup winner and European Champion with his national side, Spain.
‘Made in Gran Canaria’ features unprecedented access to home video footage from David’s childhood years and interviews with those who influenced his early career including his parents, grandparents, former teammates David Villa, Xavi, and Andres Iniesta and City manager Pep Guardiola.
The documentary marks the latest in-house production from CityTV, following the release of the mini-series, ‘Fight ‘til the end’ which documented the final nail-biting 30 days of the Club’s historic 2018/19 season, and offers a sneak peek into the quality of content fans can expect from their CITY+ subscription.
CITY+ also unlocks access to full match replays of all men’s and women’s matches 24 hours after the final whistle, original CityTV productions, selected live women’s and academy games and much more. Fans around the world can sign up now with a 30-day free trial included. The monthly cost is affordable, just £1.99GBP / or approx. $2.61 based on the current exchange rate.
Fans will also be able to live-stream the EDS squad take on Everton on 31st January and Manchester City women versus Arsenal on 2nd February.
Nuria Tarre, Chief Marketing Officer at City Football Group, said: “Following the launch of our OTT platform last year, we wanted to continue enhancing the viewing experience for fans and offer greater flexibility to consume our content. We’re now rolling our exclusive content out across our digital estate.”
“CityTV was given unprecedented access to David’s inner circle who provided a rare insight into the rise of one of the Premier League’s greatest players,” said Tarre. “Producing original and never seen before content for our fans is at the heart of our strategy and ‘Made in Gran Canaria’ will bring fans even closer to the stories of one of City’s most decorated players.”
CITY+ is available in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, South Korea, UAE, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.
Man City Fun Facts:
Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club initially founded in 1880 as St Mark’s West Gorton.
It officially became Manchester City FC in 1894 and has since then gone onto win the European Cup Winners’ Cup, six League Championship titles, including four Premier League titles (2012, 2014, 2018, 2019), and six FA Cups. Manchester City FC is one of eight clubs comprising the City Football Group and counts New York City FC and Melbourne City FC among its sister clubs.
Under manager Pep Guardiola, one of the most highly decorated managers in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League home fixtures at the Etihad Stadium, a state of the art 55,000 seat arena that City have called home since 2003.
Today, the Stadium sits on the wider Etihad Campus, which also encompasses the City Football Academy, a world-class performance training and youth development facility located in the heart of East Manchester.
Featuring a 7,000 capacity Academy Stadium, the City Football Academy is also where Manchester City Women’s Football Club and the Elite Development Squad train on a daily basis and play their competitive home games.
Source: Press Release