GOAL! 500 Valley Youth To Score Pointers From Soccer Star "El Matador" in Glendale, Arizona


What:A free youth soccer clinic featuring Mexican soccer striker, "El Matador" Luis Hernandez

Who:500 youth ages 5-17 will "kick it" with Hernandez, one of the top all time goal scorers for the Mexican National Team

When: Saturday, May 209 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where:Glendale Community College6000 W. Olive Ave, Glendale, Ariz.


  • "El Matador" leading demonstrations and a "chalk talk" for 500 local youth on the fundamentals of soccer

  • Kids participating in various skills stations including passing, dribbling and shooting

  • An autograph and photo session with Hernandez

Why: The Verizon Wireless' youth soccer clinic is part of the company's on-going commitment to add to the excitement of soccer. Verizon Wireless recently announced an agreement with Univisión to provide exclusive Spanish-language highlights from FIFA World Cup 2002 and 2006 to Verizon Wireless' V CAST customers.

On-Site Media Contact: Jenny WeaverVerizon Wireless480-763-6321Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com  

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