Things buzzing in Newcastle ahead of LA Galaxy clash
Fans are flocking to the Broadmeadow venue to see football superstar David Beckham and his Galaxy teammates take on their beloved Jets on a picture perfect evening which will attract just over 22,000 supporters.
The vibe around Newcastle has been enormous in the past few days with locals seeing it as a fantastic opportunity to enhance the reputation of the harbor city.
One local said it was a 'major' event for the Hunter region which will get worldwide coverage.
"Beckham and the Galaxy coming here is a major happening for Newcastle," the source said. "Not for a long, long time have we had somebody of his notoriety in our town and I can only imagine what the exposure is doing for Newcastle and the Hunter as a whole."
The match kicks off at 7:30pm and is sure to provide plenty of thrills for the Newcastle faithful who have turned out in droves to support the event.