The USA leads the world in registered youth soccer players, according to a FIFA's Big Count survey. The USA has 3.9 million
registered youth players (2.34 million boys and 1.56
million girls). Brazil (2.1 million) and Germany (1.3 million) rank second and third, followed by South Africa (1.3 million), France (1 million) and England (820,000).
Click HERE for FIFA's Big Count stats package.