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Cobi Jones to Live Tweet @continentaltire During Women’s World Cup Games

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Created on Friday, 05 June 2015 13:05


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  • Soccer legend, Cobi Jones, to live Tweet on Continental Tire Twitter account during the first three US Women’s National Team games using #AskCobi.

  • US Women kick off 2015 FIFA World Cup, Monday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Ft. Mill, S.C. – June 5, 2015.  The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off tomorrow with the US Women’s team on the pitch beginning Monday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET against Australia. As the official tire of the US Women’s National team, Continental Tire wanted to bring a little extra #SoccerLove to fans during the tournament. Enter soccer legend, and master of the game, Cobi Jones. Jones will be live tweeting in the Continental Tire Twitter channel (@continentaltire) during the first three US Women’s games. Jones will provide expert insight, candor and answer questions using, #AskCobi.. Make sure to also follow this soccer legend on Twitter @CobiJones.

Jones soccer career is storied to say the least. His professional career spanned from 1994 – 2007 as a midfielder, beginning in the English Premiere League and the on to Brazil, before moving back to the US to play for the LA Galaxy for 12 season. One of the first stars of Major League Soccer (MLS), Jones is the all-time leader in caps for the US Men’s National Team. With appearances in the ’94, ’98 and ’02 World Cup events and a member of the 1992 US  Olympic Team, Jones has earned his National Soccer Hall of Fame honor. Today, Jones is a TV analyst for the LA Galaxy games on Time Warner Cable SportsNet, FOX Sports, BeIN Sports, and Pac-12 Network.

Enhance your 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup experience and join the conversation by following along at, #AskCobi beginning this Monday. Below is a list of the first three US Women’s National Team games. Join us for each of them and show your #SoccerLove!



TIME (all times ET)


June 8

USA vs. Australia

7:30 p.m.

FOX Sports 1

June 12

USA vs. Sweden

8:00 p.m.


June 16

USA vs. Nigeria

8:00 p.m.


Cobi Jones Jones is a true Southern California sports legend, scoring the first goal in Los Angeles Galaxy club history and maintaining the title of the longest standing member of the MLS dynasty. LA’s “original Cobi,” spent 15 seasons with the Galaxy, as both a player and coach from 1996 – 2010. His #13 is the only number in club history to be retired. A 2011 US Soccer Hall of Fame inductee, Cobi is a two-time MLS Cup winner (2002 and 2005) with a storied international career with the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. A permanent fixture with the team from 1992- 2004, he played in three World Cups (1994, 1998, 2002), amassing 164 caps, and scoring 15 goals and 22 assists, second most in National Team history.  Today, Cobi is in the broadcast booth, as the LA Galaxy analyst with Time Warner Cable SportsNet,, He is a steady member of the Fox Sports soccer commentator line-up, in addition to being on BeIN Sport and the Pac-12 Network. A UCLA alumni, Cobi and his family live in Los Angeles. Follow Cobi on Twitter and Facebook @CobiJones and on  Instragram @CobiJones13.


Continental Tire the Americas

Based in Fort Mill, S.C., Continental Tire the Americas, LLC manufactures and distributes a complete premium line of passenger, light truck and commercial tires for original equipment and replacement markets. Our ultra-high, performance tires include award-winning technologies that focus on safety, help save money, and reduce CO2 emissions.  Continental’s premium products are available at leading independent tire dealers, car dealers, and mass retail companies across North America. Continental Tire is a proud supporter of IMSA, Major League Soccer (MLS), West Coast Customs, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, and Petty’s Garage.

Continental AG

Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated preliminary sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 200,000 people in 53 countries.

Media Contact

Sheri Herrmann PLT Communications Coordinator Continental Tire The Americas 1830 MacMillan Park Drive Fort Mill, SC 29707 Phone: +1-(704)583-8151 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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