And we have the ultimate guide to the festivities

After months of anticipation, the first edition of the International Champions Cup Singapore gets underway today, promising a week of world-class football and all the festivities that come with a celebration of the Beautiful Game. Chelsea FC, FC Bayern Munich and FC Internazionale will battle it out for the trophy over three matches — Chelsea vs Bayern (Jul 25), Bayern vs Inter (Jul 27) and Chelsea vs Inter (Jul 29).

Many of the clubs’ biggest stars are in town including Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas and David Luiz, Bayern’s Franck Ribery and Robert Lewandowski, and Inter’s Mauro Icardi and Samir Handanovic. The Blues’ new signing Alvaro Morata and freshly-minted Bayern player James Rodriguez are also expected to feature in the tournament.

Part of the International Champions Cup (ICC) Singapore, Football in the City brings the excitement of the tournament to CHIJMES, Clarke Quay and South Beach. Throughout this week, the precincts will host fun football-themed activities, match screenings and trophy displays; and ICC ticketholders can look forward to a wide range of exclusive discounts, deals and privileges. To make the most of ICC season, download our handy guide produced in collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board.

ICC Singapore tickets are available from $40 via Sports Hub Tix. For more information, head to the ICC website.