Op-Ed

June 21, 2014

Kicking around our new cultural reality

Americans are being seduced by the beautiful game. A total of 15.9 million viewers watched the U.S soccer team beat Ghana in the World Cup, which is just 2 million short of the viewership of the NBA championship between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat. Part of this increased interest might be because more communities are forming youth soccer leagues, which kids — and their parents — seem to love.

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