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Hispanic Girls Not Bitten by U.S. Girls' Soccer Bug

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Hispanic Girls Not Bitten by U.S. Girls' Soccer Bug

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Hispanic Girls Not Bitten by U.S. Girls' Soccer Bug

Hispanic Girls Not Bitten by U.S. Girls' Soccer Bug

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The U.S. Women's Soccer Team plays Germany Sunday in the semi-finals of the World Cup tournament. Two more victories will allow the U.S. to defend the title it won in 1999. That World Cup win made heroes out of national team members like Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy, and inspired legions of young girls to take up the game. But in the country's Hispanic communities where soccer passions run deep, young women are still trying to catch up with the soccer boom. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.