"In five years, my goal is that the United States will see San Diego 1904 FC as the model and best point of reference for American soccer. We want to be seen as the premier place of development in
this country and prove it by preparing our professionals to play anywhere in the world. San Diego talent deserve this. We have been waiting so long for this opportunity and have been working behind
the scenes tirelessly."
-- Real Madrid star Eden Hazard
, one of co-owners of San Diego 1904 FC, one of NISA's founding members. San Diego 1904 FC was formed in 2017 but never got
to play in 2018 when the NASL fell apart. It enters a market that will also include a team in the USL Championship. Other San Diego 1904 FC investors include Senegalese star Demba Ba
Frenchman Yohan Cabaye
. (ESPN FC