NYCFC players Ronald Matarrita, Maxi Moralez (above) and Andre Rawls paid a visit to Autismo DIF Centro de Diagnostico y Capacitacion in San Luis Potosi. (Photo courtesy of NYCFC)
SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico — New York City FC will take on Atletico San Luis in an international friendly here at Estadio Alfonso Lastras Ramirez Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Prior to the match, NYCFC participated in some community-oriented sessions in the Mexican city.
On Monday morning, City players Ronald Matarrita, Maxi Moralez and Andre Rawls paid a visit to the Autismo DIF Centro de Diagnostico y Capacitacion. They joined the Fundación Amor por los Ninos, a foundation that supports children suffering from congenital heart disease and Autism Spectrum Disorders to promote inclusion in soccer.
Later in the afternoon, team captain David Villa, Rodney Wallace and Alex Callens appeared at the El Dorado mall for an autograph session with three of their Atletico San Luis counterparts.
The afternoon ended with a press conference at the stadium featuring head coach Patrick Vieira and Villa prior to team training.