Is it time for a former player to run U.S. Soccer?

Is it time for a former player to run U.S. Soccer?

23-Dec-2017 22:00:00 | Yahoo Sports

Being able to run fast and jump high are pretty important skills for a world-class athlete. But apparently not so much for the people who run the leagues those athletes play in — none of the commissioners of the country’s top six professional leagues played the game they now rule. That makes the crowded ballot for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation an unusual one. Of the eight candidates standing for election this February, four have played for a U.S. national team (three of the four played in a World Cup and one is a world and Olympic champion). Two others played professionally and one was a goalkeeper in college. Scott Minto, director of the Sports Business MBA program at San Diego State,

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