|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.