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MLS & adidas Reveal the Kick Childhood Cancer Ball

MLS has gone gold for September by supporting the 5th annual Kick Childhood Cancer campaign as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To promote awareness the league has been using a gold and white match ball across September fixtures.

Supported by all 23 MLS clubs, the month-long campaign will feature a commemorative gold adidas Nativo 2018 Official Match Ball and limited-edition merchandise designed by Los Angeles-based illustrator Daniel Sulzberg. Kick Childhood Cancer-related events and observations will also happen in stadiums, digitally and on TV broadcasts.

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Limited edition Kick Childhood Cancer scarves and t-shirts will be worn by players, coaches and referees during pre-game activities. The apparel, along with other “gold-themed” merchandise, including lapel pins and plush toys, are available for purchase at with proceeds benefiting Children’s Oncology Group.


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