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Athleticism vs. Awareness

Football in the USA is on the rise, with increased participation, international success on the pitch and big names playing in MLS. Yet producing world-class talent is what separates the USA from the world’s elite nations. In his regular column, TOVO Institute’s Todd Beane discusses how the USA can cross the final hurdle of player development in a nation focused on physicality.

 

Let me be politely blunt.

While the USA is doing wonderfully with respect to growing the game in terms of participation, the country still has not answered the call for...

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