FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution will celebrate breast cancer survivors and fundraise for a cure in partnership with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and We Got Soccer this Saturday, Oct. 20, when the team presents its annual Breast Cancer Awareness game at Gillette Stadium when the Revs host the Chicago Fire at 7:30 p.m.
Highlighted activities of the night will include a pregame presentation of survivors on the field, as well as in-game pink accents including:
- Playing with a pink adidas Prime game ball,
- Revs goalkeepers wearing pink jerseys,
- Revs players wearing pink ribbon patches on their jerseys,
- Players wearing pink armbands,
- Selected players wearing pink shoelaces and/or pink cleats,
- Coaches and broadcasters wearing pink scarves,
- Referees using pink whistles and
- Pink field boards.
The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer will be on-site for the game, as well, to collect direct donations. Additionally, commemorative Revolution breast cancer awareness items will be for sale in the ProShop and at retail stands, with a portion of the proceeds from those sales going to breast cancer awareness organizations.
Additionally, exclusive autographed game-worn jerseys and autographed game-used balls from Saturday’s game – as well as exclusive autographed items from all 19 MLS teams – will be up for auction for the rest of the month at the MLS W.O.R.K.S. Breast Cancer Awareness auction site at biddingforgood.com.