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    Re: Devastated By U.S. World Cup Team's First-Round Loss, Nation Grinds To Halt

    Until American youth after the age of 12 play soccer on the same competitive level as football, basketball and baseball, soccer is America will always be an afterthough. Our best athletes have Rams, Dodgers, or Lakers sewn across the front of the jersey...not D.C. United, Revolution, or Crew.


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    Re: Devastated By U.S. World Cup Team's First-Round Loss, Nation Grinds To Halt

    Quote Originally Posted by txramsfan
    Until American youth after the age of 12 play soccer on the same competitive level as football, basketball and baseball, soccer is America will always be an afterthough. Our best athletes have Rams, Dodgers, or Lakers sewn across the front of the jersey...not D.C. United, Revolution, or Crew.
    Absolutely agree.........................................


    Although I would also say that there are some (not on these forums ..NY Times is one) who have a rather unrealistic expectation of how the US should do at international level, based on the ridiculous FIFA ranking system (US were No.5???????), and are up in arms about the officiating.

    As long as the US tempers it's expectations and continues to try and grow the game organically rather than through parachuting European and south american has-beens into the league, then I think there's hope there. But it has to be a long term view.

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    Re: Devastated By U.S. World Cup Team's First-Round Loss, Nation Grinds To Halt

    Our best athletes have Rams, Dodgers, or Lakers sewn across the front of the jersey
    The choice of teams here shows that america has great choice in apparell.

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