Yesterday, Friday November 9th, was the grand opening of the first official Xolos store in San Diego. The store is located in Plaza Bonita shopping mall at 3030 Plaza Bonita Road 2075, National City, CA 91950.
You can find the store at the second floor, just before you get to the food court, where fans can purchase official merchandise, game tickets and special offers.
Esteban de Anda, marketing director of the team, mentioned to San Diego Red that this store is located inside the mall to make to the allow people be closer to the team. Here you will find special products that will not be found at the Tijuana store and he also made it very clear that the ticket sale will be very important, since many fans live in the US and its kinds of complicated for them to get some entrances, this way it will be much easier for them.
Hundreds of people where waiting for the players, some of them have even waited for over 3 hours. At 6 o'clock sharp the event began official, with the presence of Greg Garza, Alfredo "Chango" Moreno, Gandolfi, Joshua Abrego y Joe Corona.
Event that caused mayhem at the mall, from the moment of the players arrival you could hear the screams of the fans, the excitement reflected on the faces of children and even grown men, to be close to them, the women who wanted to see them up close, the most part was waiting for Gandolfi. But the screams never stopped, at the moment when the team mascot arrived The Xolo Mayor,
the screams just got louder, this is a mascot that everyone loves, the long line to greet him, was just about the same length that the one for the players.
Photographs, shirts, balls, backpacks, posters, caps, these are just some items that fans took to be autographed. This event showed once again, the great passion that soccer can cause and especially the great success that the Tijuana soccer team has.
The store opened its door just in time for the holiday season, stop by it will be a great opportunity to score a present for a family member or a friend or why not, even something for yourself, it is always fun to treat yourself to something nice.