Atlanta United FC enters 2019 as your reigning MLS Champion; a remarkable accomplishment for a team in only its 2rd season as a franchise. Atlanta United FC rapidly established themselves as an elite MLS team, in part driven by it's passionate fan base and state-of-the-art arena and game atmosphere. Expectations for Atlanta United FC will remain high in 2019 as they fight to defend the cup.
Forward Josef Martinez will return to the team as one of the most decorated players in league history; in 2018, Martinez won regular season MVP and MLS Finals MVP in addition to the Golden Boot, awarded annually to the league's top goal scorer. Atlanta United's best playmaker, Miguel Almiron, left the team this offseason in a record transfer to European club, Newcastle United. Team manager, Gerardo "Tata" Martino, is also gone - in 2019 the team will will be under the leadership of Frank De Boer. Nonetheless, Atlanta returns an elite core of players and they're expected to maintain their dominance in the league. Atlanta United FC notably returns 2018 all-stars Ezequiel Barco, Michael Parkhurst, and goalie Brad Guzan in addition to Martinez. Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez was acquired in the offseason and he'll be counted on to fill the playmaking void of Almiron. Martinez is a young, ascending attacking midfielder who recently debuted for the Argentinian national squad and won South America's Player of The Year award.
Mercedes Benz Stadium has quickly established record setting attendance nubmers for Atlanta United FC games. The stadium routinely packs in 70,000+ fans for soccer games and has become the premier venue in Major League Soccer. Mercedes Benz Stadium is well equipped with premium options for your group. With five different suite levels, the stadium has plenty of private group spaces to take in a soccer game. Whether treating clients or entertaining family and friends, a Mercedes Benz luxury suite for an Atlanta United FC match is quickly becoming the top entertainment event in the Greater Atlanta Area.