What They're Saying

"We fully understand that this is a long-term project, While clubs develop new strategies to eliminate expenses for players, ultimately the burden of some of the costs falls to the families. We don't want that to be a reason to not be a part of our program."

-- Development Academy Technical Director John Hackworth on reducing player expenses. U.S. Soccer is teaming up with the U.S. Soccer Foundation and Nike to launch a Development Academy scholarship program.

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