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New Mexico United soccer match attendance breaks record

September 11, 2019


RELEASED. NOT ONE EMPTY SEAT AT ISOTOPES
PARK TONIGHT FOR THE NEW MEXICO
UNITED SOCCER MATCH. ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER JUSTIN
MATTHEWS JOINS US LIVE TO SHOW
US THE RECORD-BREAKING NIGHT
TOUGH ASSIGNMENT YOU GOT,
JUSTIN. JUSTIN: OH MY GOSH, IT WAS SUCH
A WONDERFUL NIGHT. I SPENT MUCH OF THE NIGHT IN THE
PRESS BOX, LOOKING DOWN AT THE
MASSIVE CROWDS. ALL YOU COULD SEE WERE THE FLAGS
WAVING IN THE WIND. TONIGHT WAS EXTRA SPECIAL
BECAUSE WE ARE AN AREA CODE 505,
AND TODAY’S DATE I 5-05. LINES OF PEOPLE WRAPPED AROUND
ISOTOPES PARK MORE THAN TWO
HOURS BEFORE THE MATCH STARTED.>>THIS IS CRAZY. I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD BE
SEEING THIS IN NEW MEXICO. NEVER IN MY LIFE. JUSTIN: FAMILIES READY TO ROOT
FOR NEW MEXICO UNITED. [HORNS]
JUSTIN: NEW MEXICANS COMING TO
WATCH FROM ALL OVER THE STATE.>>IT HAS BROUGHT THE COMMUNITY
TOGETHER. IT BROUGHT ALBUQUERQUE TOGETHER. IT BROUGHT THE WHOLE STATE
TOGETHER. I SEE ON SNAPCHAT, FACEBOOK,
PEOPLE FROM LAS CRUCES, FROM
TAOS, COMING DOWN HERE FOR THE
GAME. I THINK THAT’S SUPER IMPORTANT. AND SOCCER DID IT. THE WORLD’S SPORT DID THIS. JUSTIN: SOME FANS I SPOKE WITH
WERE NOSTALGIC ABOUT TONIGHT’S
GAME.>>THIS REMINDS ME OF MEXICO,
WHEN YOU GO TO A PROFESSIONAL
GAME AND EVERYBODY’S HAVING FUN. YOU FORGET ABOUT EVERYTHING. ALL YOU DO IS CONCENTRATE ON THE
GAME, WATCH THE PLAYS THEY MAKE
AND EVERYTHING. JUSTIN: BECAUSE THOUSANDS FILLED
THE SEATS, A SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE TEAM SAYS THERE WAS EXTRA
SECURITY AT THE GAME. EVERYONE WENT THROUGH A METAL
DETECTOR, HAD THEIR BAGS
CHECKED.>>ONE OF THE THINGS THAT’S
CHANGING IS WE’RE BRINGING ON
MORE POLICE. JUSTIN: MAKING SURE EVERYONE IS
SAFE —
[CHEERING]
JUSTIN: — AND HAVING A BLAST.>>JUST HAVE FUN AND CELEBRATE
NEW MEXICO UNITED, AND SEE IF
THEY WIN.>>SUPPORTING SOMETHING THAT NEW
MEXICO HAS. ANYTHING LOCAL, WE’RE FOR THAT. JUSTIN: THAT WAS A NEW MEXICO
UNITED VICTORY TONIGHT. THEY BEAT THE SAN ANTONIO
FOOTBALL CLUB 3-0. TONIGHT’S ATTENDANCE NUMBER,
15,023. LIVE IN ALBUQUERQUE, JUSTIN
MATTHEWS, KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS
SHELLY: LOVE THAT COMMUNITY
SPIRIT. NEW MEXICO UNITED IS THE NUMBER
ONE TEAM IN THE UNITED SOC

5 Comments

  • Reply Benjamin Espinoza May 6, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Stoners 13 locos

  • Reply Hooter Texas May 6, 2019 at 6:34 am

    All of the wet backs imported from Mexico love soccer “futball”

  • Reply neuva tierra May 6, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    If only these people would also support new Mexico football

  • Reply Joshua Simmons May 10, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    New Mexico needs a MLS team

  • Reply Callum May 16, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    I'll get my koat

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