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Soccer Mania

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Soccer Mania

Soccer Mania

Soccer Mania

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Millions of American kids play soccer, but they typically drift away from the game by their teenage years. Now, coaches are hoping that the excitement generated by the U.S. men's team at the World Cup will inspire more young players to stay with the sport. Jay Field of Chicago Public Radio has more.