In recent years the connection between China and World soccer has been strengthened,
- Chinese capital CMC invested $400 million USD in Manchester City.
- Alibaba E-Auto signed as the Presenting Partner of the FIFA Club World Cup.
- Wanda Group became the Top Sponsor of FIFA.
Co-organized by Sport8, World Soccer Congress 2016 will take place June 1-3 at Pullman Shanghai Skyway. Worldwide soccer elites will gather in Shanghai and discuss potential opportunities in the background of China's soccer reform.read
Rocco Amoroso may not have been large in stature, but he was a giant in the soccer community!
He coined the phrase, "Building Character through Soccer" as a part of his Sportsmanship initiative that has spread across America.
For those that knew him or spent time with him, he always made time to say hello and always had a moment to share a kind word.
He was a gentleman of the sport of soccer and a friend to many including me and Soccer Long Island Magazine.
R.I.P. Rocco. God Bless.read
ATTN: Governor Cuomo, Senator Flanagan and Assemblyman Heastie
This past week, Long Island’s largest newspaper, Newsday, reported that there was a “protest,” against the proposed soccer stadium at Belmont, located in Elmont on the borderline of Queens and Nassau County. It’s interesting that a gathering of about 12 or 15 people is now considered a “protest” on behalf of a community of several thousand. Here is a link to the article:read