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BY JESSICA MILITELLO
World Cup Champion David Villa, a
founding partner of Queensboro
FC, the first professional soccer
team in Queens, greeted fans
and participated in a scrimmage with local
youth players in Astoria on Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Villa, the Spanish national team’s all-time
top scorer, was on hand as part of the club’s
continuing outreach to the community.
Queensboro FC will kick off in 2021 and
play in The USL Championship, the top tier of
the United Soccer League.
Kicking it in Astoria
Soccer icon David Villa and
Queensboro FC host fan event