Goalie: Maybe trying to get Americans to like soccer wasn't such a good idea.
Having grown up playing ethnic club soccer in the States, then a couple years of professional :football: in Ireland, I found myself refereeing for more than thirty years – everything from pros to youth – and I can tell you that over that period of time attitudes of Americans have changed.As Moms and Dads coached, cheered on, or officiated their kids, they began to understand and love the game. Soccer has never been more popular in the U.S. …. and while we don:t have a rabid fan base, as does the rest of the world, we have a growing and knowledgeable one.
February 16, 2022