Celebrate AYSA - McDonald's Soccer Jersey Day!


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Calling all soccer fans! Arizona McDonald’s restaurants are offering buy one get one free Egg White Delight breakfast sandwiches on Saturday, February 8th to customers wearing soccer jerseys as part of McDonald's 'Soccer Jersey Day' promotion.

'Soccer Jersey Day' is just one of the many ways McDonald's is reaching out to the local soccer community, specifically Arizona youth soccer players. Since 2011, McDonald's has helped raise $40,000 through its Soccer Saturday event for the Arizona Youth Soccer Association, Arizona's largest youth soccer organization. The funds raised benefit registration scholarships for thousands of youth soccer players in need. Other McDonald's soccer community activities include: the McDonald's registration rewards coupons, soccer uniform giveaway and youth tournament sponsorships.

"We at McDonald's understand the important role soccer plays in the lives of our customers, especially young families and children," said Michelle Slayton, president of McDonald's Owner/Operator Association of Phoenix and northern Arizona. "‘Soccer Jersey Day' is an opportunity for customers to showcase their passion for soccer and to start the day with a wholesome breakfast."

The introduction of Egg White Delight McMuffin supports McDonald’s “Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choices,” announced in 2011. The new muffin delivers 8 grams of whole grain and the Canadian bacon delivers quality protein, helping customers incorporate foods from some of the USDA’s MyPlate recommended food groups. At 250 calories, the Egg White Delight McMuffin is McDonald’s newest wholesome breakfast choice under 300 calories in addition to Egg McMuffin, Fruit & Maple Oatmeal and Fruit N’ Yogurt Parfait.           
About McDonald's of Arizona
The 280 McDonald's restaurants in the state of Arizona annually feed $283.6 million into the Arizona economy and employ 12,770 people. Visit facebook.com/mcdonalds for coupons, updates and promos in Phoenix and Northern Arizona.
About McDonald's
McDonald’s USA, LLC, is the leading foodservice provider in the United States serving a variety of wholesome foods made from quality ingredients to more than 26 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald’s 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by local business men and women. Customers can now log online for free at any of the 11,500 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald’s U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit www. mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter (@McDonalds) and (@McCafeYourDay) and Facebook (Facebook.com/McDonalds) for updates on our business, promotions and products.
About Arizona Youth Soccer Association:
Arizona Youth Soccer Association (AYSA) is a 501c(3) non-profit association. AYSA is the official youth soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer. AYSA represents 78 Member Leagues and Clubs comprising membership of more than 34,500 registered players, coaches, referees and league administrators. Servicing the entire state, AYSA provides rewarding recreational and competitive opportunities for players of all ages, genders and skill levels. For more information, please visit: www.azyouthsoccer.org

Arizona Youth Soccer is sponsored in part by