If you live in or around New York City, then you know the entire city has been abuzz for the last few days with the first official visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to NYC.
This isn’t the first time celebrities attending sporting events overseas has made the press. Other famous examples include:
- The World Cup in Brazil. LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Rihanna were among the celebrities who traveled to Brazil over the summer to attend the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina. On the game, James said, “this is bigger than the NBA Finals in the sense that it’s the world and you have so many countries here.”
- Wimbledon. Hugh Jackman, Orlando Bloom, Samuel L. Jackson and Bradley Cooper were in London this summer to attend matches at Wimbledon. Tennis is yet another sport where those with the means, especially celebrities, will hop on a plane just to see a match!
- Formula 1 Grand Prix. Formula 1 races always attract the rich and famous. The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, for example, had Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Grant and musician Drake travel to Canada specifically for the event.