Sparkys Cup

Sparky’s Cup: celebrating the world’s sport

Professional soccer continues to be the world’s biggest sport, transcending borders, cultures and politics to unite the world through sportsmanship.

For the first time in history, the world’s most-watched sporting event will be held during the ASU academic year.  Join us as we support refugees and celebrate with us by participating in activities designed to foster diversity, community and global citizenship.

ASU activities begin Oct. 4, 2022

Tournament in Qatar takes place Nov. 20 – Dec. 18, 2022



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Get involved

As part of the celebration, ASU has planned over 70 activities and events designed to foster engagement and international understanding. All are welcome, including the Sun Devil community across all campus locations and online, ASU alumni, Greater Phoenix residents, and soccer fans from around the world.

More Sparky's Cup events

You're invited to celebrate with us. Explore more events below:  


ASU Events Sun Devil Sync

Our supporters


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                Adidas logo

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ASU around the world

At Arizona State University, our commitment to uniting the globe through international collaboration and education spans far beyond our campuses in Greater Phoenix.


international students enrolled at ASU, Fall 2022


alumni outside of the U.S.


Global Education programs


international academic partnerships