Revolution newcomers Kevin Alston and Mike Videira visited the Winter Hill Community School in Somerville on Thursday afternoon, where they entertained a group of approximately 70 middle school students who are involved in a special academic program focused on mathematics.
After speaking briefly about the importance of education and the places that soccer has allowed them to travel, Kevin and Mike field a variety of questions from the students. Subjects ranged from soccer-related topics such as what it’s like playing in front of huge crowds and who their favorite players are, to more personal questions like favorite movies and foods.
Following the Q and A session, the group moved to the gym, where Kevin and Mike displayed a few tricks and even played an abbreviated game of soccer tennis with a couple of soccer-savvy students. When the games were over, every student present had the opportunity to get autographs and pictures with the guys … and I think it’s safe to say that they all took advantage of that opportunity.
Here are a few pictures from the day …
Mike Videira and Kevin Alston speak to a group of middle school students at the Winter Hill Community School in Somerville on Thursday, Feb. 19.
Mike Videira gives some soccer tips to students at the Winter Hill Community School in Somerville
Kevin Alston signs autographs for students at the Winter Hill Community School