We must allow soccer to take its place as the inspirational experience it has the potential to be. It is meant to unite us. It is meant to teach us. It is meant to bring us joy.
The dust has settled, the emotional pleas for change have waned, and three months after the near apocalyptic event of the U.S. Men’s National Team failing to qualify for the World Cup we are in the middle of a U.S.S.F. Presidential race that is receiving media bandwidth like never before.
There is a cautiously optimistic feeling permeating the frustrated, fed up, ready-for-change American soccer world that is tantalizing us with the possibility we may actually be able to pull it off – and live up to our American soccer potential.