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Verizon Wireless Hosts Free Soccer Clinic In Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, On Sunday, May 23rd

Appearance by Latin Futbol Icon Carlos "El Pibe" Valderrama

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May 20, 2010

Sheldon Jones

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Lori Dandelias

Verizon Wireless has joined with some of Latin America’s greatest soccer legends for a series of nation-wide clinics. Locally, young soccer players will be treated to a special appearance by world renowned, multiple world cup participant and Columbian player, Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama.

This year marks the 5th annual soccer clinic series sponsored by Verizon Wireless. The three-hour clinics will include ball gymnastics, warm ups, ball control, overall soccer skills and small-sided games.

Northeast High School Stadium
1601 Cottman Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(stadium entrance and parking on Glendale Ave)

Sunday, May 23
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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