United Soccer League celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month


TAMPA, Florida – The United Soccer League will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Over a four-week period, the league will recognize, honor and celebrate members of the Hispanic community who have shaped the USL, its clubs and communities across the United States. States.

During Hispanic Heritage Month, USL will release content in English and Spanish that honors some of the greatest Hispanic players in league history. An exclusive video series titled Para Nosotros, Por Nosotros (For Us, By Us), tells stories about USL’s Latinx communities across the United States in collaboration with Kicks to the Pitch. Two USL Championship games will be broadcast to a national audience on ESPN Deportes: Charlotte Independence vs. Hartford Athletic on September 30 and Charleston Battery vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies on October 7.

Across the Championship and League 1, clubs host Hispanic Heritage Nights in their national markets, where they will celebrate local organizations that serve Hispanic communities.

“Football is the game of the world, and Latin America has given USL dynamism, artistry and an unwavering love for football,” said USL President Jake Edwards. “We look forward to honoring the diverse Hispanic peoples who continue to shape our league and to celebrate the bonds between clubs and communities across the country.”

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