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  • A Bronx Soccer Stadium for the New Mayor? Maybe

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    An NYCFC game at Yankee Stadium (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayor's Office)

    Is it time for a soccer stadium in the South Bronx now that NYCFC is the Major League Soccer champion and the U.S. is (hopefully) on its way to qualifying for the 2022 World Cup?


    A stadium built expressly for soccer could serve as a hub for this global sport in our global city. In addition to serving the home team (NYCFC) it could attract clubs from every continent for exhibition games, drawing fans from New York’s diverse communities. Imagine: Argentina vs. its