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Andrew Vassiliadis of San Diego Loyal SC: A Soccer Team That’s for the Culture

by FBT Team

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  • Andrew gives an overview of what San Diego Loyal SC is [02:56]
  • Andrew shares his background and how his professional career started [03:43]
  • Andrew chronicles the timeline of putting together the San Diego Loyal team [09:17]
  • Andrew talks about what it was like to launch the San Diego Loyal team during the pandemic, and what he has learned during the process [11:10]
  • Andrew talks about the great four pillars, and how having a structure helped in forming a community in San Diego [13:28]
  • What has it been like for USL since last season? [16:00]
  • Andrew explains what the 1886 initiative is about [17:36]
  • Andrew shares what he’s excited about for USL and San Diego Loyal, and why we need to refrain from using the term “minor league” [19:29]
  • How big is the soccer community in San Diego? [22:06]
  • Andrew talks about the soccer community across the border and how they bring the communities together [24:15]
  • How does Andrew look at the big picture when it comes to building and helping USL grow? [26:47]
  • How does tech play a part in the soccer industry? [28:26]
  • Andrew shares his favorite taco spot, Ortiz’s Taco Shop [32:51]


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