|Andrea Pirlo training at the Estadio Victoria. Photo courtesy NYCFC.|
New York City Football Club traveled to Mexico on Thursday, October 6 in anticipation of the Club’s friendly match against Club Necaxa the following night in Aguascalientes at the Estadio Victoria.
|NYCFC Head Coach Patrick Vieira leads practice. Photo courtesy NYCFC.|
Upon arrival, David Villa, Andrea Pirlo and Andoni Iraola joined Marcelo Barovero, Jesus Isijara and Marcos Gonzalez from Club Necaxa at a signing session at the Altaria shopping center.
|David Villa, Andrea Pirlo, and Andoni Iraola sign autographs. Photo courtesy NYCFC.|
Over 2,000 fans began lining up early in the morning for the opportunity to meet their favorite players.
|Photo courtesy NYCFC.|
Later that afternoon, the team headed to Estadio Victoria for a training session followed by a press conference featuring Head Coach Patrick Vieira and Team Captain David Villa.
|David Villa training, with Head Coach Patrick Vieira looking on. Photo courtesy NYCFC.|