What They're Saying

"The [youth soccer] system is broken in the U.S. Not least because you actually have to pay to play. Some kids are paying as much as $5,000 a year just to play for a decent club team."

-- Aston Villa goalie Brad Friedel, whose Premier Soccer Academies located in Lorain, Ohio, offers a residency program free of charge to top youth players. (si.com)

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