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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 31, 2017

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg Supports Bid For MLS Expansion Team

Sacramento, Calif - Today Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg released the following statement regarding Sacramento’s bid for a Major League Soccer expansion team:

“It's a proud day for Sacramento as we submit our bid to become the next MLS city. No community has worked harder or longer than ours to earn a place in the next round of MLS expansion. You see it in our dedicated fans, regional passion, and indomitable spirit. Congratulations to Kevin Nagle and everyone for leading the charge on this truly special opportunity to grow our economy, revitalize downtown, and bring new energy, community, and civic pride to our region. I am more convinced now than ever that Sacramento is ready for MLS.”

The Mayor also shared his support on video viewable online here: