Drew Brees: Soccer complex at the Fly a 'tremendous project' - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social

Drew Brees: Soccer complex at the Fly a 'tremendous project'

(Source: WVUE) (Source: WVUE)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is publicly supporting the development of a soccer complex at the Fly.

In a tweet Brees says the project to build a sports complex on the land fills a great need for our children and maintains perfect land use balance for the Fly.

Brees is a major donor for the project.

The sports complex would use 2 1/2 acres of the 40 acre space.

Many critics don't want to see any changes to the green space.

A change.org petition now has more than 7,000 signatures.

Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly