Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel will make an appearance at the United Soccer Coaches convention Friday morning.

Emanuel will hold a press conference at 9 a.m. in front of the futsal court and the entrance to the exhibit hall.

He will be joined at the press conference by United Soccer Coaches CEO Lynn Berling-Manuel and other dignitaries from the city of Chicago.

Following his press conference, which is expected to last 20-30 minutes, the mayor will tour the convention center, which may include the demo fields, pavilion and exhibit hall.