Abandoning Thousands of Fans Means USSF Must Make Changes
There is poetry behind seeing the backs of Don Garber (right) and Sunil Gulati, in light of the USSF’s decision on Wednesday regarding second division soccer. (Photo: Flickr/-jk)
Thanks increased commercial viability, soccer has started to transcend the widely held, patronizing view that it’s little more than a kids’ sport. But those views still exist, particularly as we see a divide forming between the European football fans and domestic soccer supporters. It seems people are starting to view these as completely unrelated games, a possible product of the false generalizations which continue to deceive the continent’s media, potential players, would-be sponsors, and possible supporters.