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Downtown Atlanta soccer pitch opens at Five Points MARTA Station

October 31,2016

Source: Michael Kahn, Curbed Atlanta

"Five Points MARTA Station got a bit more engaging last week with the opening of a soccer pitch on the downtown hub’s plaza level.

According to Soccer in the Streets — the organization behind the new facility — the venue lays claim to being the world’s first soccer field in a train station.

Billed as “Station Soccer,” the venue features raked viewing stands, which for years had been inaccessible to station patrons. But it’s about more than recreation; the facility will allow for intown youth to participate in the sport and receive mentoring that will emphasize employability."

Read the complete article at the link above.