WORLD CUP SOCCER TO BE SHOWN AT MVSC! JOIN THE PLAYERS AS THE US TAKES ON ENGLAND
The Louisville Lightning Professional Soccer League Team will be on hand at their home Mockingbird Valley Sports Arena to watch the opening match between the US and England in the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Saturday, June 12 at 1:30 p.m. The match, which begins at 2:30 p.m., will be shown on a large projector screen in front of the new bleachers that seat 500 fans.
This viewing party will be open to all soccer fanatics and public for a $5 entry fee! Your entry fee will provide you with unlimited soft drinks and popcorn. MVSC will also be grilling burgers, hot dogs, brats and more that will be available for purchase!!
Players and coaches will be there to interact with fans and enjoy the first World Cup match between the transatlantic rivals since 1950, when the US won 1-0. The Lightning players are excited to be able to watch the game with the fans, and are looking forward to an incredible World Cup.
"I’m extremely excited for the start of the World Cup here in just a few short weeks. With the soccer community growing in Louisville, Kentucky, and the entirety of the United States, I expect the support and backing for the US National Team and tournament as a whole to be the best and highest it’s ever been," Lightning Defender Adam Boyer said.
“As a member of the soccer community in Louisville, as a player, a coach and a fan, I would like to encourage all fans to experience the excitement first hand,” Goalkeeper Frank Peabody said to encourage people to join the Lightning at the arena on 3000 Mellwood Avenue.
Click here to read what international players Simon Bird and Tony Jouaux have to say about the World Cup!