There are plenty of reasons to believe that soccer is due to surge in the U.S. Lionel Messi, widely regarded as the best player of all time, is joining Major League Soccer’s Inter Miami. There are rumblings of the UEFA Champions League hosting a final in the USA, and the men’s World Cup being all the news in the States in 2026. It’s also clear that the U.S. Women’s national team has been the class of the women’s soccer world for the past decade and the squad is looking to stay atop the field in this summer’s World Cup.
NY Interconnect digital sales manager Kareem Harris joins me on this edition of View from the Grandstand to discuss the Women’s World Cup and the favorites to win it all: The United States national team! We both theorize how and when soccer will pop off in this country and what it will take for it to be seen as one of the nation’s leading sports.
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