Soccer Legend Luis "El Matador" Hernandez To Train Youth At Free Verizon Wireless Soccer Clinic In Yakima, Washington

WHO:Former Mexican national team striker Luis “El Matador” Hernández and Legendary soccer clinic director “Soccer Tom” Mulroy in conjunction with coaches from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

WHAT:More than 300 area youth are expected to attend the clinic to learn ball gymnastics, warm ups, ball control, and overall soccer skills. Participants will hone their new talents by taking part in group drills and playing in small-sided games. Each participating youth will receive a soccer jersey, sports sack, baseball cap and certificate of completion.

WHEN:Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.*Interviews with Hernádez will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 9:45a.m.*Autograph Session with Hernádez from 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:West Valley Church of the Nazarene Soccer Field7109 West Nob Hill Blvd.Yakima, WA 98908

MORE:Verizon Wireless and some of Latin America’s greatest soccer legends come together for Verizon Wireless’ fifth annual free youth soccer clinics taking place in 19 U.S. cities, including Yakima.

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