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American Soccer Analysis

An open letter on the best athletes argument


“I love soccer — it’s the only sport that anyone can play at a high level. It doesn’t matter if you’re tall, strong, big, or fast. You just have to love the ball.”

Tags: USMNT, World Cup



Qatar's cruise ships-turned-hotels are a 24/7 booze-fueled party for World Cup tourists


"This place is like Vegas on water, man. It's been incredible.”

Tags: World Cup


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