MetLife Stadium hosts Youth Soccer Day ahead of 2026 FIFA World Cup

The event included dynamic training activities led by the U.S. Soccer Foundation, which focused on dribbling, passing and scoring.

Rob Taub

Jul 11, 2024, 12:09 AM

Updated 4 days ago

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Hundreds of young soccer players from across the tri-state took part in Youth Soccer Day on Wednesday.
New York/New Jersey Host Committee for the 2026 FIFA World Cup held the event at MetLife Stadium.
The event included dynamic training activities led by the U.S. Soccer Foundation, which focused on dribbling, passing and scoring.
"I love that fact that people work so hard to go to Olympics and the World Cup,” said Cresskill’s OIivia Imahiyerobo. “And I just really love the sport, it's just so fun to play."
MetLife Stadium will host eight matches for the World Cup, including the final.


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