Members of Hartford Athletic play virtual soccer to engage with fans

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Members of Hartford Athletic are among the many trying to figure out ways to pass the day during the coronavirus pandemic.

Connecticut’s pro soccer team should be a handful of games into its regular season.

Related: USL suspends play for at least 30 days, impacting start of Hartford Athletic season

Alex Davey is one of the players back in Hartford for a second season with Athletic. He says the team is trying to stay ready with online workouts lead by their trainer and individual conditioning.

Related: Hartford Athletic hosting at-home evening workouts on Instagram

Nothing though can simulate game-like conditions, although some team members have been playing FIFA virtual soccer on a Twitch account set up by Davey, to engage with fans.

He says every pro athlete probably appreciates their job a little more these days…

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