Stars share 'Soccer Night in Newtown' via Twitter

Stars share 'Soccer Night in Newtown' via Twitter
January 8, 2013, 7:30 am
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What started out as a small idea Houston Dynamo president Chris Canetti came up with on a whim just days after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary quickly gained national attention. It became “Soccer Night in Newtown” – a town just 45 minutes from where he grew up in Guilford, Conn.

The U.S. soccer community's biggest stars, including at least one representative from each MLS team, were involved in the private event on Monday night. Their mission? To bring a smile to kids' faces, provide the opportunity to have a little fun, offer a diversion from the terrible realities they're facing in the community, provide a positive experience to last a lifetime, and provide the positive message that people around the country care and are feeling for them and feeling the pain with them.

From the tweets below, it was a night nobody in attendance will ever forget.


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