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Media Advisory: Mexican Futbol Icon Luis "El Matador" Hernandez Returns To Phoenix For Free Youth Soccer Clinic Hosted By Verizon Wireless

Grand Canyon University Stadium first of 18 national locations

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April 23, 2009

Norma Leon-Sherman
Sportivo for Verizon Wireless
norma.leon@sportivo.us
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PHOENIX, AZ — What:
A free youth soccer clinic featuring Mexican soccer striker, “El Matador” Luis Hernandez. The city of Phoenix is the first of 18 cities nationally where the youth soccer clinics will take place. Registration and more information on the clinics is available at www.alianzadefutbol.com

Who:
Youth ages 5-17 will “kick it” with Hernandez, one of the top all time goal scorers for the Mexican National Team.

When:
Sunday, April 26
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where:
Grand Canyon University Stadium
3299 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85107

Visuals:

  • Leading the clinics will be legendary soccer clinic director “Soccer Tom” Mulroy
  • Kids participating in various skills stations including passing, dribbling and shooting
  • An autograph and photo session with Luis Hernandez

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