Steve Nash’s 9th Annual Showdown Kicks Off on June 22

Steve Nash is welcoming US soccer great Landon Donovan to his ninth annual Showdown on June 22.

The unique summertime event brings together NBA and soccer stars on the pitch for a friendly outdoor soccer match in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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Past Showdown rosters have included NBA players Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers), Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), Joakim Noah (Chicago Bulls), Chris Bosh (Miami Heat), Jeremy Lin (Charlotte Hornets), Marco Belinelli (Sacramento Kings), Wilson Chandler (Denver Nuggets), Matthew Dellavedova (Cleveland Cavaliers), Luol Deng (Miami Heat), and international and MLS soccer pros Alessandro Del Piero (Italian World Cup champion), Thierry Henry (Arsenal, France, NY Red Bulls), Javier Zanetti (Inter), Patrick Vieira (NYCFC Coach, Manchester City), Mathieu Flamini (Arsenal), Massimo Ambrosini (Milan), Ivan Cordoba (Inter), Giuseppe Rossi (Levante), Massimo Gobbi (Chievo Verona), Stuart Holden (USMNT, Bolton), Emmerson Boyce (Blackpool), Robbie Rogers (Los Angeles Galaxy), Salomon Kalou (Hertha BSC), Claudio Reyna (Dir. Operations NYCFC, USA World Cup Team), and Rod Fanni (Charlton/Al-Arabi SC).


Tickets and VIP packages to Showdown are available NOW.


Live insights into the lineup, archived materials and prizes (including autographed merchandise) will also be announced through the @SteveNashFdn Twitter and Instagram handles. Be sure to follow #SHOWDOWNNY.


Leading up to the event, GNC will sponsor weekly chances for fans to win prizing; fans should be sure to follow both the Steve Nash Foundation and GNC social media accounts for chances to win.