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U.S. to Broadcast International Soccer

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U.S. to Broadcast International Soccer

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U.S. to Broadcast International Soccer

U.S. to Broadcast International Soccer

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Argentina and Brazil face off in the Copa America, South America's most famous international football tournament. For the first time the matches are being broadcast in the U.S. in English, marking the increasing popularity of the game as a U.S. sport.

Former player and coach Ray Hudson, a commentator for GolTV, the network that is broadcasting the tournament, talks with Scott Simon.