Saturday, July 21, 2012

MLS All-Star Giant Ball Tour kicks off

Courtesy - Greg Carroccio, MLSsoccer.com
PHILADELPHIA (The Phanatic Magazine) - The MLS All-Star Giant Ball Tour kicked off Friday when Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and MLS Commissioner Don Garber opened the festivities on the famous “Rocky” steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, located at 26th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

The giant soccer ball will be paraded through the streets of Philadelphia throughout All-Star Week, led by a MLS-wrapped double-decker bus. The ball will make coordinated stops at local Philadelphia events, as well as iconic Philadelphia locations such as LOVE Park, City Hall and Penn’s Landing, where fans will be encouraged to sign the soccer ball.

On Saturday, the Giant Ball will stop at:
v  Saturday, July 21 – Global Fusion Festival; 12 noon – 4 p.m.
            v  Saturday, July 21 – Summer Ale Festival at Philadelphia Zoo; 6:30 – 10 p.m.
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