Lithuania

Lithuania

Club History

By: Virginijus Anusauskas

Do you have a home field where you practice or play regularly?
We play at Ramp Playground when it is available.

What made you interested in participating in the Unity Cup?
It is a well-organized tournament that always provides a pleasant competition.

What was your favorite moment from last year’s tournament?
The final game at Lincoln Financial Field.

How did your team come together?
Word of mouth in the Lithuanian community.

Can you tell us a bit about the rest of your team?
We have a lot of players that are passionate about the game of soccer and always looking to compete.

What does soccer mean to your community?
It is one more chance that give us the opportunity to represent our Lithuanian community.

How do you think soccer in general (and the Unity Cup in particular) promotes inclusivity?
The Unity Cup shows how diverse the City of Philadelphia is by creating a tournament where all the countries can compete, no matter how small or big the community might be.

What places or groups in Philadelphia would you recommend to someone if they wanted to learn more about the culture of the country your team represents?
Lithuanian St. Andrews Church (1911 Wallace St., 19130) located in Philadelphia is a perfect place to visit to learn more about Lithuanian culture.

What’s one thing you wish more people knew about your team’s country?
Lithuanian language is one of the oldest European language in the world.

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Champion

Unity Cup

Round One
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