Image courtesy of the Los Angeles
Sol, WPS, and Puma.
KOBE BRYANT WELCOMES MARTA TO LOS ANGELES
LAKERS SUPERSTAR INTRODUCES WORLD’S BEST WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYER & NEW MEMBER OF LOS ANGELES SOL TO LOCAL MEDIA AND FANS
WHO: Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers
Marta of the Los Angeles Sol of the Women’s Professional Soccer league
WHAT: Kobe Bryant, considered by many to be the NBA’s best and most popular basketball player will “introduce” three time FIFA World Female Player of the Year Marta Vieira da Silva, better known worldwide simply as Marta to fans and media less than one month before Marta and the Los Angeles Sol begin their inaugural Women’s Professional Soccer league season on March 29th at The Home Depot Center.
Bryant, who considers himself to be one of the Brazilian superstar’s biggest fans, will officially welcome her to the Los Angeles sports landscape.
The world’s best basketball player will pose for photos with the world’s best female soccer players; uniting the two Los Angeles sports superstars for the first time.
WHEN: Thursday, March 5, 2009 – 2:00 PM
WHERE: The Home Depot Center, 18400 Avalon Blvd. Carson, CA
Nick Ammazzalorso – Los Angeles Sol
Michael Roth – AEG
Leader Enterprises, Inc.
3030 Old Ranch Parkway, Suite # 380
Seal Beach, CA 90740
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Kobe Bryant grew up in Italy, speaks Italian fluently, and is a true fan of world football. His favorite team is FC Barcelona, and he also supported AC Milan in his youth.