The Earthquakes Training complex has a new wrap that embodies the club’s three pillars of unity, devotion and heritage, featuring current players, Quakes alumni and fans. It is on display and fans can see it tonight as the come to watch the Quakes take on Club Leon.
As fans walk from the parking lot to the stadium, the wrap reads Welcome to Your Home and features Quakes fans and memorable Quakes moments at Avaya, representing the unity of the club.
The long side of training fields, running parallel to the pedestrian walkway, embodies Quakes heritage. This side features current Quakes players next to alumni, including current goalkeeper Andrew Tarbell next to Hall of Fame keeper Joe Cannon. The words We Are Proud and We Are San Jose are displayed in bold letters, and express the club’s embodiment of the city’s essence.
This side also pays tribute to the Quakes’ four major trophies: the 2001 MLS Cup, 2003 MLS Cup, 2005 Supporters’ Shield and 2012 Supporters’ Shield.
The side closest to the stadium is where the players enter the complex to train each day, and is the devotion side. It reads Training Home of the 2001 and 2003 MLS Cup Champions and the entire 2018 roster is featured.
Next to gate to the field also includes this inspirational quote:
Our roots, our values are represented in the game we play.
They represent SAN JOSE. The game doesn’t belong to me. After all, I play for SAN JOSE. What I do is for SAN JOSE.
We are the custodians of a special club: the SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES
The Quakes will take on Club Leon tonight at 7:15 p.m. in an international friendly. The match marks the return of former Earthquakes player Landon Donovan, who currently plays for Club Leon.