"A few million Americans disagree. Slowly, but surely though, soccer has grown on us as a nation. Why? A changing America has become younger and more diverse, and those two demographics simply love
soccer more than their parents."
-- Ed Foster-Simeon
, president of the U.S. Soccer Foundation, in an editorial in response to conservative
columnist Ann Coulter
's anti-immigrant remarks bashing
soccer as low scoring and a sport about which no
one cared. (AP