The signing of Adriano has brought the NPSL international attention and Thursday’s press conference was a star-studded effort from Miami United FC.  NPSL officials and teams have been quick to share their enthusiasm about Adriano’s arrival, knowing that this is a monumental time for all of those in the Miami soccer community.


“Thursday’s event announcing Adriano joining Miami United FC is a historic day for the National Premier Soccer League.  Adriano made a choice to continue his storied career with Miami United FC of the NPSL, and today’s news is another example of how NPSL continues to provide a best in class opportunity for players to reach their career goals.  We welcome Adriano and congratulate Roberto Sacca and Miami United FC on this exciting relationship.” – NPSL Chairman and Executive Board Member Joe Barone


“Following the success of the annual NPSL Combine comes another statement the state of NPSL on the field of play by attracting a player of Adriano’s accomplishment and ability.  On behalf of the National Premier Soccer League, we welcome Adriano to Miami United FC.” – NPSL Secretary and Executive Board Member Kenny Farrell


“We welcome Adriano to the Sunshine Conference of NPSL.  On behalf of all NPSL owners, congratulations to Miami United FC on this world-class addition to their club and the excitement Adriano will bring to the South Florida market and fans around the world.” – NPSL Treasurer and Executive Board Member Barry Dixon


“NPSL continues to enjoy rapid growth in many areas, including the strength of our ownership, the competition on the field of play, our diversity and international reach.  These factors have come together to provide a platform for today’s global announcement welcoming a player of Adriano’s world class accomplishments to NPSL.  We are thrilled to have Adriano call the National Premier Soccer League home, and congratulate Roberto Sacca and Miami United FC on this historic and internationally celebrated development.” – NPSL Managing Director and Executive Board Member Jef Thiffault


“The move of Adriano to the NPSL accentuates the rapid growth of our league and we at Dallas City FC congratulate Miami United as we share the same international and community approach to the sport we love.” – Dallas City FC President Nicolas Ayala


“Adriano joining Miami United is an exciting day for soccer fans in South Florida and a big day for the NPSL as the impressive growth of soccer continues on all levels of American soccer.” – Fort Worth Vaqueros Owner Michael Hitchcock


“Having players such as Adriano join the NPSL shows how much the playing level continues to grow in our league. When teams like Miami Untied can attract world-class talent it builds credibility for the entire league and raises the bar higher and higher. Chattanooga FC is proud to be a part of the NPSL especially when the product on the field is at such a high standard.” – Chattanooga FC General Manager Sean McDaniel


“From the Copa America and Serie A to our growing league, Adriano’s signing is quite a distinction for all of the teams and talent in the NPSL. I’m sure we join every team from outside the South Region in saying we hope to see the big Brazilian across from us in the playoffs.” – FC Buffalo Co-Owner Nicholas Mendola


“It is nice to see more clubs in the NPSL to try raising the bar, and we are delighted to see a fellow Brazilian player of the caliber of Adriano joining our league.” – SoCal SC General Manager Daniel Gamba


“I would like to wish ​the very best ​and much success to Adriano and his​ new club Miami ​United ​FC. I have no doubt that ​his​ presence in the NPSL will bring great publicity to the league, making it even stronger as time passes. This is another wonderful moment in our league’s growth. Boa sorte meu amigo! Abraços!!.” – Boston City FC President and Head Coach Palhinha


“The NPSL will benefit greatly from the addition of Adriano, one of the greatest strikers in the history of world soccer.  This is an exciting day for our friends in the Miami soccer community and the league as a whole.” – SC Corinthians USA President Josias Baptista Montegan

“It’s a testament to both the quality of the NPSL and the growth of soccer in America that a former Parma, Inter, and Flamengo legend like Adriano has chosen to extend his career with Miami United. What a great day for the league and the fans in Florida.” – Kingston Stockade FC Chairman Dennis Crowley

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