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New York City FC Stakeholders Discuss MLS Team, Hire Reyna
Published May 22, 2013
Also at today's press conference, Soriano named former Red Bulls MF Claudio Reyna New York City FC's Dir of Football and its first employee. Reyna will be responsible for building soccer elements of the organization, including recruitment of players, coaches, trainers and staff. Soriano said the role of Dir of Football is the "most important" position in the organization. Reyna remarked on the "large soccer fan base" in N.Y., adding, "It's been proven I think here with the large attendance and the media attention that we're getting today, it's very clear that New York City deserves a team, needs a team" (YES Network, 5/22).