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April 5, 2013
HAPPY 100TH!
U.S. Soccer celebrates 100th anniversary with a special ceremony at NYC City Hall


NYC deputy mayor Howard Wolfson presents U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati with a special proclamation.
NYC deputy mayor Howard Wolfson presents U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati with a special proclamation.
Photo by Michael Lewis
NEW YORK -- U.S. Soccer officially celebrated its 100th birthday at City Hall on Friday, only several hundred yards from where the organization's charter was signed at the Astor House on April 5, 1913.

New York City deputy mayor Howard Wolfson (left) presents U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati a city proclamation to commemorate the anniversary.

The Astor House, a house, was located on lower Broadway, not very far from City Hall.

Also attending the event were:

Top row (left to right) -- Alexi Lalas, Cobi Jones, Carli Lloyd and U.S. national coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Front row (left to right): April Heinrichs, Walter Bahr, Tab Ramos and Michelle Akers and

Sal Rapaglia, the president of the Eastern New YOrk State Amateur Soccer Association, and Stephen Flamhaft, long-time local soccer official and soccer enthusiast, also attended the ceremony.
 
 
 
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