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Soccer in the United States and the World, Part 4

The conventional belief holds that soccer is the most popular sport everywhere in the world except the United States, yet: The U.S. viewership numbers for the World Cup are too big to ignore. There were more Americans who watched USA vs Portugal than … Continue reading

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Soccer in the United States and the World, Part 3

The conventional belief holds that soccer is the most popular sport everywhere in the world except the United States, yet: The United States appears to be the second largest soccer market in the world, and is poised to take over the #1 slot. … Continue reading

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Soccer in the United States and the World, Part 2

The conventional belief holds that soccer is the most popular sport everywhere in the world except the United States, but: Basketball is played by more people – worldwide – than soccer. Claims about soccer’s popularity often fail to distinguish between the game as … Continue reading

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Soccer in the United States and the World, Part I

The conventional belief holds that soccer is the most popular sport everywhere in the world except the United States, yet: Most people live in a country where soccer is not the most popular sport. As with any discussion concerning world population, we start … Continue reading

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