You may have not heard of the team despite its seemingly-historic name. No wonder, they're brand new and plan growing steadily. This time next year they should have their first ever own stadium.
What do Eden Hazard, Demba Ba, Yohan Cabaye and Moussa Sow have in common? They all have shares in the latest American football/soccer team, San Diego 1904 FC.
Obviously, the team was nowhere near existence in 1904, the numbers are derived from San Diego's initials (S is the 19th letter in the alphabet, D is the 4th), it was established in June of this year.
From 2018 onwards it will play in NASL, American second division. First campaign is expected to be played at Torero Stadium (capacity 6,000), at University of San Diego. Investors expect 3,500 to 5,000 people per game.
In their second campaign numbers should go up to 5,000-7,500 per game but the 2019 season will be played somewhere else. The team will permanently move north, to Oceanside.
There they will have a brand new 10,000-seater built. Designed by Populous, it should feature The stadium will be modular to enable quick assembly and potential changes in the future, should such need arise.