HISTORIC 110-YR OLD MANCHESTER UNITED’S OLD TRAFFORD STADIUM COMES ALIVE AS A LEGO ® CREATOR EXPERT 1:600 REPLICA MODEL, NOW AVAILABLE ACROSS MALAYSIA

Published by Idan Ma'at @ 03/02/2020

Manchester United fan clubs and other fans take an official group photo with the LEGO set based on the historic 110-year old Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium

LEGO ® Malaysia was proud to bring to live the historic 110-year old Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium on 1st February 2020 at the LEGO ® Certified Store, Sunway Pyramid, through the official launch of the LEGO ® Creator Expert Old Trafford – Manchester United 1:600 Replica Model (10272). The launch was officially announced to the Manchester United and LEGO ® fans as well as the press & media by Kiran Chadaram, Brand Manager of LEGO ® Trading (Malaysia & Singapore) in the presence of special guest, Michelle Lee, TV Host & Sports Presenter of Astro Supersport & EGG and Ariff Karim, world renowned Malaysian top freestyle football world champ.

Kiran Chadaram, Brand Manager of LEGO ® Trading (Malaysia & Singapore) and Adam Ham, CEO of GCMA

Manchester United being the most popular football club in the world, officially standing at 659 million fans, LEGO ®’s latest instalment of their building kit set has created the Old Trafford Stadium specially dedicated to the Manchester United fans. They can now build and showcase a unique and authentic LEGO ® model of the soccer team’s Old Trafford Stadium. The 3,898-piece LEGO ® Creator Expert model, measuring 6.5” x 18” x 15”, is a spectacular tribute to one of football’s most iconic stadiums and makes for a true collector’s item.

The 3,898-piece LEGO ® Creator Expert model, measuring 6.5” x 18” x 15”, is a spectacular tribute to one of football’s most iconic stadiums and makes for a true collector’s item.

The model is a true celebration of the passion for the game shared by fans all over the world, paying special homage to Manchester United fans. Developed particularly for fans aged 16 and up, the high attention to detail makes this LEGO ® model of Old Trafford so special. The 1:600 replica model features several authentic details, including the statue of Sir Alex Ferguson and the Munich memorial clock.

Adam Ham, CEO of GCMA and Michelle Lee, TV Host & Sports Presenter of Astro Supersport & EGG

The model will bring Old Trafford to the homes of Manchester United’s enormous fanbase, counting 659M fans and followers worldwide, and to those who have not yet been able to experience the stadium in person, this provides a thrilling opportunity to do exactly this, played out in Lego elements.

“To create Old Trafford in LEGO ® bricks was a tremendous design challenge for the team, and we couldn’t be happier with the result,” said Michael Psiaki, Lego Design Master.  “The 110-year-old stadium provided us with so many important locations, features and stories to tell as we constructed this model. We are excited for our fans to be able to experience all of that history and attention to detail as they construct and proudly display this iconic stadium.”

Ariff Karim, world renowned Malaysian top freestyle football world champ

Building this set is sure to be a nostalgic experience for Manchester United fans while also providing a rewarding building experience for LEGO ® fans. The building instruction includes information on the stadium and its rich heritage and history, as well as the designers that have brought the set to life. This absolute collector's item is priced at RM1,149.90 and is available for purchase in all LEGO ® Certified Stores starting 1st February 2020 across Malaysia.

In conjunction with the release of the LEGO ® Creator Expert Old Trafford model, purchaser of the new set will stand to win exclusive Manchester United merchandizes such as jersey, football or cap from Adidas. All you need to do is capture the receipt and submit your details via WHATSAPP no. 017-664-5514 (LEGOMU<space>RECEIPT NUMBER<space>NAME<space>NRIC). Winners will be notified through phone and original receipts will be used to redeem the tickets.

LEGO ® Creator Expert Old Trafford – Manchester United 1:600 Replica Model (10272)