SOCCER 5 USA Launches 5v5 World Cup 2010 and Announces Arrival of Latest Playing Facility to Kendall Soccer Park

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Soccer 5 USA announced the Soccer 5 World Cup 2010, to be held now through to July 11th at the Kendall Soccer Park. Soccer 5 USA is an organization whose goal is to encourage interest in 5v5 soccer matches. 5v5 soccer is a shorter version of the original 11v11 game, played in a smaller field with all the same rules.

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“Soccer is the world’s most popular sport.... Considering it’s multicultural population, Miami is the ideal city to launch Soccer 5 innovations to 5v5 soccer,” said Scott Georgeson, President of US Soccer

Soccer 5 USA announced the Soccer 5 World Cup 2010, to be held now through to July 11th at the Kendall Soccer Park. Teams of five comprised of all ages and abilities will have guaranteed matches and new uniforms with a chance to win Soccer 5 World Cup trophies. The championship games will be held on the weekend of July 10, coinciding with the World Cup finals in South Africa, and transforming Kendall Soccer Park into the destination for the greatest 5v5 soccer tournament on Earth. Tournament is open to players from throughout South Florida.

There is still plenty of time to get involved and register a team of five. Getting involved is simple. Soccer fans interested in competing should assemble a team of five—include friends or colleagues—and register their team online at http://www.soccer5usa.com. All soccer equipment and uniforms required for participation will be provided. You can also follow Soccer5USA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Soccer5USA.

“Soccer is the world’s most popular sport, especially in Latin American and Caribbean countries. Considering its multicultural population, Miami is the ideal city to launch Soccer 5 innovations to 5v5 soccer,” said Scott Georgeson, President of US Soccer 5 LLC.

In addition to the Soccer 5 World Cup launch, Soccer 5 will start groundbreaking in June at the Kendall Soccer Park to build shorter playing fields, perfect for the faster play of 5v5 soccer matches. The new fields will feature state-of-the-art synthetic playing surfaces, unique bounce boards and netting cages as well as state-of-the-art lights and stands.

“We are delighted to be building our latest US facility right here in Miami within a premier soccer location – Kendall Soccer Park. Soccer 5 is the evolution of 5v5 soccer providing an easy way for soccer fans of all ages and abilities to get in the game,” said Scott.

George Parrado, Central Region Manager for Miami Dade Park and Recreation Department said, “Kendall Soccer Park is an excellent soccer facility and the arrival of Soccer 5 USA will encourage more Miami Soccer fans to enjoy the game, regardless of age or experience, in a safe and fun way.”

Soccer 5 USA is the evolution of 5v5 soccer, which is already very popular in Europe and beginning to take off across the US in different forms. The Soccer 5 World Cup 2010 is a great way for those involved in soccer to refine their skills.

About Soccer 5 USA

The evolution of 5v5 soccer in the USA, a game for all ages and skill levels for all who play soccer, talk soccer, shop soccer. Our Mission is to see 5 v 5 soccer being played in every city by World Cup 2014, and doing all it can to support 'the game is in the US' World Cup 2018 bid.

For further information on Soccer 5 USA or scheduling, contact Scott Georgeson, President, US Soccer 5 LLC, Suite 640, 4855 Technology Way, FL 33431 Tel: 561 241 1433. For further information on Kendall Soccer Park contact George Parrado, Central Region Manager, Miami Dade Parks and Recreation, 10910 SW 24 St, Miami, Fl 33165 Tel: 786 315 5252.

About Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation

The third largest county park system in the United States, Miami-Dade Parks is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world. Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises of after school, sports development, and summer camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Miami MetroZoo and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Ericsson Open—the USTA’s fifth largest tennis tournament; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.

Miami-Dade Parks’ Kendall Soccer Park is a leading soccer facility and has already hosted many tournaments and leagues with teams from around Miami-Dade, the US and internationally.

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