Peter Newsom

Mom, Do You Have 80 Spare Quarters in Your Purse?

In Weird Stuff on September 3, 2007 at 3:17 pm

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Nike has set up a “Joga Bonito”(beautiful game) branded soccer-ball vending machine in front of the Pier 40 recreation facilities, part of Hudson River Park, in New York City. Pier 40 has a bunch of soccer fields where local amateur leagues and schools play matches. For 20 bucks (that would be 80 quarters) you can buy a special, limited-edition Nike-branded soccer ball from the machine. The money goes to purchasing new soccer nets at Pier 40. The vending machine has a photograph of Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho on the side.

We could use one of these things over at the WCSA field…

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  1. Cool. Thanks for sharing this…

  2. Just do alot of chores to get eighty quarters,
    and by the way how do they get them in or out?

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