U.S. Soccer’s “Bend the Curve. Stay at home.” Campaign Unveils Latest Content for this week

Videos, Features and Contests Continue to Highlight Important Message in Fight Against COVID-19

CHICAGO (April 27, 2020) – As U.S. Soccer’s “BEND THE CURVE. STAY AT HOME.” campaign continues to emphasize to soccer fans across the country what medical experts advise is the most important way to combat the spread of COVID-19, U.S. Soccer has fresh content for fans to connect with while safely at home.

The robust suite of content and contests for fans to enjoy, learn and engage with is available at ussoccer.com/bendthecurve.

This week, all fans can enjoy the airing of classic senior U.S. Nationals Team and Open Cup matches, an educational webinar from U.S. Soccer’s High Performance Department, test their U.S. Soccer knowledge with new trivia quizzes, and catch up on new videoswritten features and photo galleries.

This week’s BEND THE CURVE. STAY AT HOME. schedule:

Monday, April 27
Just like the Big Dance, U.S. Soccer’s BracKITology has been filled with dramatic twists, turns and upsets on the way to determining which U.S. kit is the best of all time. After four rounds and over one million votes, the winning kit was announced earlier today on U.S. Soccer’s social platforms.

Tuesday, April 28
USWNT Trivia:
The next test of USWNT trivia focuses on those USWNT leaders who helped marshal the world’s most successful women’s national team. Can you name the players who have donned the captain’s armband for the USWNT throughout its glorious history?

USMNT Classics:
USA-Mexico (Re-air from Feb. 11, 2009) at 8 p.m. ET on ussoccer.comFacebook and YouTube.

Join Fox Sports Soccer Commentator JP Dellacamera and former USMNT players Frankie Hejduk and Heath Pearce for a special pregame show beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 29
Insiders Connect:
This week’s Insiders Connect call for Premium Insiders and above with USMNT General Manager Brian McBride, Head Coach Gregg Berhalter and moderated by National Soccer Hall of Famer and Sirus XM Host, Tony Meola will be held at 1 p.m. ET. Standard Insiders will receive a recording of the call.

Thursday, April 30
High Performance Webinar:
“Layering Data Sets and Building Visualizations” with NWSL Sport Scientist Julian Haigh, who will explain the need and purpose of layering data sets from different sources to help make more impactful decisions with athletes and coaches. He will also conduct a live demo to demonstrate how to utilize software to build integrated data visualizations. Space in the webinar is limited and those interested in joining should reserve their spot by registering HERE. The webinar will begin at 11 a.m. ET.

USMNT Trivia:
This week’s edition of USMNT Trivia crosses the pond to see how many fans can name MNT players who amassed 25 or more caps in the English Premier League. No mean feat for fans or players.

USWNT Classics:
USA-Belgium (Re-air from April 7, 2019) 8 p.m. ET. on ussoccer.comFacebook and YouTube.

Join us at 7:30 p.m. for a special pregame show leading into the game that honored the famous 1999 Women’s National Team with a half time tribute.

Saturday, April 25
U.S. Open Cup Classics:
Watch another famous match from U.S. Soccer’s National Club Championship at 8 p.m. ET. on ussoccer.comFacebook and YouTube. A special pregame show will lead into the game at 7:30 p.m.

To energize the “BEND THE CURVE. STAY HOME.” campaign, U.S. Soccer is sharing graphics and video highlights from memorable goals and free kicks on all of its social media accounts. The Federation is also partnering with key stakeholders across the soccer community, including current and former U.S. players, to amplify the message and deliver the real meaning to the phrase One Nation. One Team.

Additional details will be released as the program continues to develop.


Leave a Reply