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Mini-Pitches

Lighting Up Las Vegas

A new pair of mini-pitches not only mark the latest project in partnership with Tim Howard, but also the completion of 700 mini-pitches and safe places to play nationwide.

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Legacy 2026

Moments After Messi @ MetLife

Jul 12 2024

The FIFA World Cup 2026™ New York New Jersey Host Committee and U.S. Soccer Foundation hosted a community soccer event at MetLife Stadium for hundreds of youth--just hours after Messi played on the same field.

a group of about 60 young kids wearing white U.S. Soccer Foundation jerseys smile at the camera with their hands raised in celebration. they are facing the camera from the field at metlife stadium during a bright, sunny day.
Soccer for Success

Soccer for Success Comes to the Twin Cities

Jul 3 2024

Major League Soccer and RBC Wealth Management are teaming up with U.S. Soccer Foundation to launch Soccer for Success program in the Twin Cities.

Attendees get instruction from SOL of the Cities co-founder Mario Wimberly during SOL of the Cities Success for Soccer Kickoff at Johnson Senior High School.
Just Ball League

Festivities at the Final Whistle

Jul 1 2024

Hundreds of youth, family members, special guests, and Playmakers came from all over New York City for the Unity Cup to celebrate the end of the Just Ball season in a fun-filled soccer day.

hundreds of kids in blue and yellow jerseys on a dark green turf outdoor soccer field smile up at the camera as they prepare to have fun celebrating the end of the soccer league season. this group is made up of just ball league participants.
Mini-Pitch

Tyler’s Trip to Detroit

Jun 15 2024

USMNT captain Tyler Adams helps open a new mini-pitch in Detroit, MI with Allstate.

Mini-Pitch

Ferreira Features at For Oak Cliff

Jun 13 2024

FC Dallas and USMNT player Jesus Ferreira visit For Oak Cliff in Dallas.

Mini-Pitches

D.C. Soccer Initiative Shines

May 22 2024

First there were 10…now there are 20! A community celebration honored the creation of 20 new mini-pitches at schools across the nation’s capital through the D.C. Soccer Initiative.

youth participants, adults, and women athletes pose for a photo at the center circle of the blue mini-pitch. they are also holding a white banner decorated with the text D.C. Soccer Initiative in big letters across the middle.
Events

A Show-Stopping Soccer Match

May 10 2024

The 10th iteration of the event created quite the spectacle – from the spirited embassy tournament (congrats, Chile!) to the nail-biting Staffer vs Lobbyist match (ending in a penalty shoot-out) to the main event filled with a healthy dose of banter from the sideline and razzle dazzle out on the pitch.

Members of congress and athletes on both red and blue teams pose together for a group photo under the lights at Audi Field
Just Ball League

Just Ball Buzz

May 5 2024

It was a day of fun in the sun at Miami's first-ever Just Ball League Unity Cup, where hundreds of youth Ballers spent the day with their teammates and families.

hundreds of youth participants in different color jerseys smile at the camera from the pitch
Mini-Pitches

Lighting Up Las Vegas

Apr 19 2024

A new pair of mini-pitches not only mark the latest project in partnership with Tim Howard, but also the completion of 700 mini-pitches and safe places to play nationwide.

Children and speakers smiling on a new mini-pitch in Las Vegas