With a DJ dropping the beats and a local artist creating a live on-site Chelsea FC mural, a small-sided tournament developed among local soccer players at adidas ‘The Base LA’ with Blues players Oscar, Kenedy, and Michy Batshuayi joining the action.
Soccer365 tagged along as the young fans were kitted out in the new 2015/16 Chelsea home and away jerseys and a pair of the adidas x 16.1 indoor soccer shoe.
The Blues players put on a short clinic, showing off their skills, to the eager audience.
Before the future stars took the court of show-off their own moves.
The soccer event would not be complete without some time playing soccer ‘away from the pitch’ with rounds of FIFA 16. The game allowed the young players to show off skills they are still working to perfect on the pitch while talking some smack at the same time.
Chelsea opened their U.S. tour with a 1-0 win over Premier League rival Liverpool at the Rose Bowl. Antonio Conte’s side finished out the U.S. portion of their pre-season with matches against Real Madrid on July 30 at Michigan Stadium and AC Milan on August 3 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
The 2016/17 Chelsea Home and Away Soccer Jerseys along with other official gear is available at World Soccer Shop.