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Are Americans Becoming Soccer Fans?

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When it comes to sports, one of the stubbornest examples of American exceptionalism is the use of the word “soccer.” Some six billion people around the world have chosen to call it “football.” We don’t care.

But in recent months, this sport—the one with the ball and the net—has taken a few steps forward. As Major League Soccer, the leading American professional league, holds its All-Star game Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium in Utah, there is growing evidence that America’s parochial attitude toward this game is quickly fading.

The Wall Street Journal says parochialism persists, but ticket sales, TV ratings and U.S. heam heroics show progress, read Are Americans Becoming Soccer Fans?

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Samuel Eto First Pics with Inter Milan Shirt

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On July 27th Samuel Eto signed a mega 5 year contract with Italy’s Internazionale, leaving FC Barcelona where he dominated since 2004.

The first pictures of Eto in his new Internazionale kit have leaked onto the internet.

Check them out after the jump! Continue reading

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Cheryl Cole and A Header Gone Wrong

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Cheryl Cole Added To WAG Database

Ashley Cole, you are a lucky man! Check out over 40 pictures of his hot wife, Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole.

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(Enter Cheryl Cole : WAG Power Rank)

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Man. United Release New Kit Design

Manchester United has changed up the look of their shirts for the 2009 – 1010 season. What do you think?

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Speaking Of Kit Designs…

Maxim is calling Newcastle United’s 2009-2010 away kit, “one of the poorest sartorial efforts in the history of Association Football.” Take a look and while you’re there check out the Top 10 World Football Kits in History.

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Worst Dives Ever Caught On Camera

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How Beckham Blew It In The US

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When David Beckham came to L.A. he was supposed to push MLS to new heights. Instead he failed as a leader and alienated his most important teammate.  Read this article from the upcoming July 6th issue of Sports Illustrated that  goes inside the failed Beckham experiment.

And while you’re at it check out “David Beckham Through The Years,” 18 photos of Beckham from his rise in 1992 through the present.

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Abbey Clancy Was Added To Our WAG Power Rank Database

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Watch Rwanda vs Egypt World Cup Qualifier Online

On July 5th Rwanda’s Amavubi Stars will play a do-or-die match against the the Egypt Pharaohs in the Group C qualifier for the 2010 World Cup. Even though this is going to be an important match don’t plan on being about to watch it on US television. 1,500 channels on DirectTV and they won’t be covering the game – burn! Fear not though because Sports View Today tells us how you can still easily watch Rwanda vs Egypt 2010 FIFA World Cup Online!

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Gago Gives It Up For Kaka

Kaka was introduced to at least 50,000 Real Madrid fans at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday wearing Fernando Gago’s No. 8 shirt. The Argentina midfielder wore the number for the past two seasons but was more than happy to cede his number to the recent €65 million ($92 million) acquisition. Gago sounds like he is a good sport…and also knows his role on the team.

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The Great Debate: Is Team USA Important In America?

After reading a satirical article by The Onion regarding the US National team, JustFootball.com begs the question, “Does mainstream America still hate soccer? If so, why?”

While The Bleacher Report tells us that the heart and ruggedness displayed by the national team in the Confederation Cup makes this the most important team in US soccer history.

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Top 10 Goals on the 2009 Confederations Cup

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2010 World Cup Match Schedule Released

– 2010 World Cup Match Schedule Released

Obama To Attend 2010 World Cup?

Australia Advances to the 2010 World Cup

– What Next for Spain?

Michael Jackson Nike Tribute Jersey…

Jozy Visits P.T.I.

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