After a member of East Valley Earthquakes tweeted at @adidasfootball boasting the U17 team’s #1 ranking in the U.S., the team was surprised and honored to receive a message of support in video form from Luis Suarez.
— adidasfootball (@adidasfootball) March 31, 2015
According to the team member Ajax Esteban’s personal twitter account, the team slowly built momentum to finally reach the #1 spot. However, he claims that the team “isn’t done here.” Despite being the number one U17 team, they’re now seeking to show the nation why they’re number one.
— Esteban (@AjaxEsteban_) March 14, 2015
The supportive message from Suarez included a congratulations for the team’s success as well as best wishes as they continue on their journey.
Adidas included their campaign slogan in the tweet: “When you’re the nation’s #1, #therewillbehaters.
World Soccer Shop wishes the best of luck to the East Valley Earthquakes of San Jose!