World tourney in Brazil pushes U.S. soccer interest to new heights


L-R Jack Neal and Justin Wilkerson run after a soccer ball during a scrimmage Thursday at the South Central Soccer Academy. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal

The next Pele, Landon or Ronaldo could be sinking his foot into a soccer ball   at this very moment somewhere on American soil.

Same is true when it comes to the next Abby, Marta or Mia.

As girls and boys players practice on a recent sun-splashed evening at the South Central Soccer Academy fields in Bargersville, the skill levels these players ultimately achieve is as vague as what role soccer plays in the United States five, 10, even 20 years from now.


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