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Austin's Premier League passion: Fan stories

26 Oct 2019
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Ahead of Premier League Mornings Live in the Texas city, eight locals shared their love for the Premier League

This year Premier League Mornings Live came to Austin, a city of people passionate about the Premier League.

The Premier League's US Instagram account, @PLinUSA, shared the stories of some of those fans and their love of soccer and the Premier League.

There was Michelle, a TV producer for whom an article on Didier Drogba led to a career in journalism.

Amobi Okugo, a professional soccer player for Austin Bold FC in the USL, talked about how he modeled his game off one of Chelsea’s greatest.

We heard from Christie Ciccarello, a Liverpool fan and the founder of BuildSoccer, as well as from Tammy, whose love for Tottenham Hotspur started a tradition with her son that could last for generations.

Mateo is an Austin musician who found a love for Liverpool in the songs of "Abbey Road", while Meesha is an 11-year-old straight-A student whose sights are set on becoming the next Virgil van Dijk.

Zach is a keen cyclist who gears up for his long rides with a serving of Premier League football, while Michelle is a TV producer for whom an article on Didier Drogba led to a career in journalism.

Find out their stories below. 

Austin's Premier League passion: Amobi
Austin's Premier League passion: William
Austin's Premier League passion: Christie
Austin's Premier League passion: Tammy
Austin's Premier League passion: Mateo
Austin's Premier League passion: Meesha
Austin's Premier League passion: Zach

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