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#16    aztek

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 07:44 PM

i don't see it around me, baseball,  am foobal, bball, those are major games i see kids play, soccer and lacrosse are  little played,. girls play soccer in gym class, as boys play am. football, but not in every scool. actually living in nyc i see ppl play soccer a lot more than in other cities, for 2 reasons, there is a lot of scholls\kids here, and there are many immigrants here that played soccer in their native countries. but if we take entire america, soccer isn't nearly as popular as traditionl american games.
i know plenty of european immigrants, that watch , and follow soccer, but their kids for the most part couldn't care less about soccer.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:19 PM

Over here on the west coast it's pretty big.  Maybe you're unaware of the New York Red Bulls, your local MLS team?  Or in the 60's 70's and early 80's the NY Cosmos, the American league team that the great Pele' played for?  I almost guarantee you that where you live more kids play pee-wee soccer than pee-wee football.


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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:04 PM

View PostOverSword, on 13 November 2012 - 03:28 PM, said:

  (that's right, you heard me.  American footballers can kick the stuffing out of euro rule footballers)
Please, a bunch of Boy Scouts could do that!

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:04 AM

I'm amazed at how the people running this one charity have so effectively marketed their cause. From corporate and special merchandising tags to professional sports, those pink ribbons are everywhere. I'd be curious to see how much goes to breast cancer patients and research.

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