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