(February 11, 2021) Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico United fans, as part of the club’s 24-hour campaign to support the construction of a multi-use cultural center and stadium, sent their state lawmakers more than 10,000 letters of support in just 24 hours. These letters were sent from every state and house district across New Mexico, and each lawmaker was included.
“The support that this transformative private-public partnership is receiving from our fans across the state is exciting and humbling,” said New Mexico United President/Owner Peter Trevisani. “This statewide support is a beautiful example of just how much impact New Mexico United has across our state. This is truly New Mexico’s club.”
In addition to the 10,723 letters sent by individual New Mexicans, more than 200 New Mexico businesses, community organizations, professional coalitions, collectives and more signed on to a letter addressed to lawmakers across the New Mexico House and Senate. These businesses believe in the positive, transformative impact that this multi-use cultural center and stadium can bring to New Mexico, and we are incredibly grateful for their support.
About New Mexico United
New Mexico United, the state’s first professional soccer franchise, brings the most popular sport in the world home to the Land of Enchantment. Fueled by a passion for community, New Mexico United’s promise is to provide a platform that brings New Mexicans together for a unique sporting experience, celebrating the unity and excitement inherent in world-class soccer.
The USL is one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world, reaching a population of more than 84 million and fueling the growth of the game across North America. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the USL provides unparalleled club support with a growing team of more than 50 professionals across 17 departments, ranging from operations to marketing, communications, and sponsorship. The USL has a national media partnership with ESPN, wherein all league matches are broadcast on ESPN+, ESPN3 and across linear channels. The league also operates USL Productions, which includes a state-of-the-art facility that produces and distributes more than 500 league matches and more than 1,000 hours of original content to national partners, local affiliates and international markets throughout the 2018 season.