¡GOL! RGV soccer city ranks nationally¡GOL! RGV soccer city ranks nationallyhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=179402017-10-09T05:00:00Z2017-10-09T21:30:00Z

Aerial view of H-E-B Park in Edinburg, Texas.EDINBURG – WalletHub has named Edinburg 2nd Best Small City for Soccer Fans for 2017.

WalletHub’s analysis compared nearly 300 U.S. cities with professional or college soccer teams

In addition, Edinburg ranked 29th best among all U.S. cities for soccer fans, an accomplishment that places it in the top 10 percent in the nation for community involvement.

Edinburg’s H-E-B Park—a $16.8 million ​​​sports and entertainment complex and 9,700 seat soccer stadium—is home to the Rio Grande Valley Football Club Toros, a member of the United Soccer League (USL).

H-E-B Park also did well in other rankings, including ​

  • 4th largest stadium capacity in the USL;

  • 6th best USL fan engagement; 

  • 7th best performance level of the team; and,

  • 8th best USL attendance.

​​The RGV FC Toros serve as the development affiliate of Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamo.

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