Members of Lavapiés Dragons Soccer Club Visit American Space Madrid

On June 5th a group of young athletes, members of Lavapiés Dragons Soccer Club, visited American Space Madrid. The children participate in Dragons after school soccer program and different Dragons teams compete in Madrid’s municipal soccer league. The Embassy is collaborating by supporting coach training and through a U.S. volunteer English teaching project. The Cultural Attaché and the President of the Dragons club addressed the group, highlighting sports values such as hard work, self-confidence, teamwork, respect for others, inclusion, and many others, after which the young athletes presented the Cultural Attaché with a soccer ball and one of their team jerseys, and he gave the kids a football.