FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Alba Ibarra, Parks, (626) 968-9953
Angie Castro, Supervisor Gloria Molina’s Office
Jennifer Reza, Citibank, (626) 278-5647
FOLLOWING THE CLOSING OF WORLD CUP -- SOCCER ICON MANUEL NEGRETE
JOINS MORE THAN 500 Youth IN ACCEPTING
THAN 25 YOUTH SOCCER TEAMS IN
WHAT: More than 500 youths from 25 soccer teams in
Manuel Negrete’s legendary moves at a soccer clinic and tournament.
The event will bring families out for a day of health, fitness and fun. Citibank, who is sponsoring the
clinic, will present a $5,000 check to the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation for
WHEN: Saturday, July 17 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHO: - Soccer Celebrity Manuel Negrete and 500 youth soccer players
- County Department of Parks and Recreation representatives
- Citibank representatives
“The sport of soccer among our youth in Southeast Los Angeles continues to grow, and we are very proud that our youth soccer program at
VISUALS: ** Manuel Negrete showcasing and teaching his signature soccer moves
to more than 500 kids ages 5-15.
** Children ages 5-15 and families meeting Manuel Negrete during an
autograph signing session
** Check presentation.
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