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Verizon Wireless' Fifth Annual Free Youth Soccer Clinic Returns To Phoenix, Arizona, With Latin American Fútbol Icon Alex Aguinaga

Registration for free clinic April 24 in Avondale and April 25 in Phoenix

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April 22, 2010

Jenny Weaver
480-763-6321Mario Flores/Norma Leon-Sherman

CHANDLER, AZ — 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 Phoenix on Sunday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hoy Field at Phoenix College Stadium.

Young soccer players and fans will be treated to a special appearance by former Captain of the Ecuadorian national team and multiple World Cup and Copa America participant, Alex Aguinaga.

Free registration April 24-25
Saturday, April 24
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Verizon Wireless Communications Store at Avondale Gateway
10120 W. McDowell Road Suite #100, Avondale

Sunday, April 25
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Verizon Wireless Communications Store at Metrocenter
10217 N. Metro Parkway West, Phoenix

Registration is limited and open to players five to 17 years old. The first 100 youth to register will receive a voucher for a soccer ball.

About the clinic
Leading the clinics and overseeing a staff of coaches from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) will be former Club America coach and well known ESPN Deportes broadcaster, Daniel “El Russo” Brailovsky.

The three-hour clinics will include ball gymnastics, warm ups, ball control, overall soccer skills, and small-sided games. Each participating youth will receive a soccer jersey, sports sack, baseball cap and certificate of completion.

For full clinic details please visit

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