"The net effect will be to reinforce football's [soccer's] presence to such an extent, it will even become a regular presence on shows like 'Around the Horn.' General sports fans will accept soccer in general, and MLS in particular as a real sports league. The era of America's 'Major Leagues' referring to just four sports will be over ..."
-- Charlie Stillitano, president and CEO of Relevent Sports, promoter of the Guinness International Champions Cup, on the impact the 2014 World Cup will have on the American sports scene. (ESPNFC)