The Brazilian star's shadow still looms over the MLS
The Brazilian star's shadow still looms over the MLS.
Most soccer fans today accept the idea that the world's most popular sport will continue to grow in the U.S.—albeit slowly—and that the game's rise is supported by increased TV coverage, rising quality of MLS teams, and fan education and awareness that takes place during spectacles such as the World Cup. But there's another reason: high school. Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when the U.S.