Congressional Soccer Match

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Congressional Soccer Match
Locale Washington, D.C.
First meeting Democrats 7–6 Republicans
(April 13, 2015 (2015-04-13))
Latest meeting Republicans 6–5 Democrats
(May 21, 2019)
Next meeting May 2020
Statistics
Meetings total 7
Most wins Democrats (4)
Most player appearances Cobi Jones (8)
Largest victory Republicans 8–4 Democrats
(April 13, 2015)

The Congressional Soccer Match is an annual soccer game played each summer by members of the United States Congress. The game began in 2013 and in its current format in 2014. In the match, the Republicans and Democrats form separate teams and play against each other. The event is hosted by the United States Soccer Foundation and generally features members of the Congressional Soccer Caucus, and former professional players.[1] The money raised from the match is donated to local charities.[2]

The defending champions are the Republicans.[3]

Rosters

2018

2019

Results

  Democrats Win   Republicans Win   Draw


See also

References

  1. ^ "United legends competing in sixth annual Congressional Soccer Match". DCUnited.com. Retrieved June 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "Charity soccer match benefiting children living in underserved communities". U.S. Soccer Foundation.
  3. ^ "REPUBLICANS BEAT THREE-TIME DEFENDING CHAMPIONS, DEMOCRATS, TO WIN 7TH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL SOCCER MATCH". U.S. Soccer Foundation. May 22, 2019. Retrieved May 22, 2019.

External links

  • Congressional Soccer Match
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