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New York City FC has teamed up with beloved children’s television show Sesame Street for the August edition of the “Love to Learn” campaign. David Villa visited Cookie Monster and Rosita to film a segment demonstrating the importance of sportsmanship and teamwork.
The video, which debuted today, Monday, August 8 at 10:00AM EDT is part of Sesame Street’s six-month campaign featuring various celebrities and YouTube personalities to teach kids important life lessons. All videos are available on Sesame Street’s YouTube Channel.
Villa joins an impressive list of athletes who have appeared on the long-time favorite show including fellow soccer legend David Beckham and New York sports stars Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony, amongst others. 
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes at Sesame Street
“It was a pleasure to work with everyone at Sesame Street on this wonderful campaign,” said David Villa. “I grew up watching the show and now my children watch the show, so to me, it’s a great honor to join the long list of notable people who have been a part of the historic program.” 
“It was a pleasure teaming up with soccer legend David Villa to showcase the power of practice and encouragement,” said Scott Chambers, Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America Media and Licensing, Sesame Workshop. “We’re thrilled to have this new video as part of the curated content from the Love to Learn campaign.”
PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes at Sesame Street