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THE QUESTION

Football vs. Football

After the U.S. national soccer team's surprise run in the Confederations Cup, will soccer someday replace football as America's sport?

Posted by Emil Steiner on June 26, 2009 8:57 AM
FROM THE PANEL

On the Right Path

Soccer has made nice strides in this country; the question is whether it can fulfill its massive potential, on and off the field.

Posted by Steve Goff, on June 26, 2009 12:15 PM

Structure v Fluidity. Grit v Pretense.

If the US Soccer team starts consistently winning on the world stage, people will come around.

Posted by Dan Levy, on June 26, 2009 12:05 PM

Familiarity Breeds a Disconnect?

People find more spectator sport value in the activities they can't do.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on June 26, 2009 11:47 AM

Soccer is UnAmerican

Soccer will never rise to the level of American Football in the eyes, hearts and minds of the vast majority of the American sporting public.

Posted by Peter Schaffer, on June 26, 2009 11:31 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

I-270Exit1: Oh Please! I would expect more out of the Washington Post, which provides excellent coverage of both sports (and the best soccer coverage i...

arswift24: How is soccer UnAmerica? I think those players WHO BEAT SPAIN... are all American citizens. If you cannot get behind the sport, at least...

rockotodd: Three of these articles were just written from the "soccer will never make it" template that was created in 1974, I expect this from ESPN no...

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