View Full Version : Why soccer is struggling in the US

Jun 23rd, 2006, 10:18 PM
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American fan :lol:

Sally Struthers
Jun 23rd, 2006, 10:35 PM
not to mention that playing pro soccer in the US is not lucrative like playing basketball, football, baseball, or hockey. Kids here play it then get to a certain age and quit it in order to persue one of those other sports

Jun 23rd, 2006, 11:03 PM
how so struggling? a few decades ago the average American didn't know what the World Cup was ... now they're wondering why they're so bad at it.

sounds like progress to me.

resistance is futile ... they will be assimilated.

Jun 23rd, 2006, 11:40 PM
so what you're saying is America is in need of some more Hoochie Mamas? :p

Jun 23rd, 2006, 11:44 PM
For the same reasons that Cricket and Handball are sruggling.

Jun 24th, 2006, 01:39 AM
Well they do say the ladies like a smooth chest... I think you're meant to do the whole thing though :tape:

Jun 24th, 2006, 02:58 AM
It amazes me that how as a recreational team sport, Soccer in the States is as big as it comes but you just don't see the kids going for that sport as a career.

Guess we still have about 10-15 years to go before we put ourselves on the map.

(although of course the women are huge in the game.)

Jun 24th, 2006, 03:07 AM
it wont suck anymore,reyna retired

Jun 24th, 2006, 04:16 AM
soccer may be struggling but IRL racing is thriving thanks to beautiful Danica Patrick:


Jun 24th, 2006, 05:58 AM
Personally, I think it's great the U.S. is non-conformist in this respect. At least it has its own version of "football" it can call its own.