Coaches from Manchester United Soccer Schools and the Manchester United Foundation hosted Skills and Drills soccer clinics for S.O. athletes in Pontiac MI, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, CA and Denver, CO in recent weeks.
Athletes of all ages and abilities ran through skills - some trying their hand (technically, feet) at soccer for the first time. These clinics are an important first step toward generating an in interest in soccer participation.
The world’s most popular sport is an area of concentration within Special Olympics, which hopes to grow the sport globally. Currently more than 430,000 Special Olympics athletes around the world play soccer.