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Verizon Wireless' Fifth Annual Free Youth Soccer Clinic Returns To New York City

Registration for Free Clinic May 22nd at Queens Center Mall and May 23 at Steinway St. Store in Queens

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May 13, 2010

David Samberg
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Andrew Stein
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ORANGEBURG, NY — Verizon Wireless and some of Latin America’s greatest soccer legends are joining forces for their fifth annual youth soccer clinic series in 19 U.S. cities, including New York on Sunday, May 30th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Field Eight in Queens.

Free registration will take place on May 22nd and 23rd at two Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in Queens:

Saturday, May 22
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Verizon Wireless Communications Store at Queens Center Mall
90-15 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, Queens

Sunday, May 23
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Verizon Wireless Communications Store in Astoria
31-25 Steinway Street, Astoria, Queens

Registration is limited and open to players 5 to 17 years old. The first 100 to register at each store will receive a free soccer ball the day of the clinic.

About the clinic
Leading the clinics and overseeing a staff of coaches from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and local leagues will be retired American pro “Soccer” Tom Mulroy and Colombian soccer star Carlos “el Pibe” Valderrama. The three-hour clinics will include ball gymnastics, warm ups, ball control, overall soccer skills, and small-sided games. Each participating youth will receive an official soccer jersey, sports sack, baseball cap and certificate of completion.

For full clinic details please visit www.alianzadefutbol.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving nearly 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 81,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

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