Mayo Clinic to sponsor new soccer team: 5 details

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine will sponsor Med City FC, the city's new soccer team.

Here are five things to know:


1. Rochester, Minn.-based Med City FC is an expansion franchise in the National Premier Soccer League.


2. The team's home and away jerseys will feature Mayo Clinic's logo and the facility will be the official title sponsor of the team's home games.


3. The Mayo Clinic will offer players clinical services, performance training, nutrition and sports psychology.


4. Michael Peda, operations manager for Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, said: "We are thrilled to collaborate with Med City FC to support of our local community and the growth of soccer in Rochester…This is a great opportunity for Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine to engage athletes from around the country and provide clinical and performance expertise."


5. The team's name was derived from Rochester's reputation as a city filled with world-class medical facilities and companies.


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