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The 50/50 Blog

Note:  Opinions expressed on the US Youth Soccer Blog (web log) are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer). Links on this web log to articles do not necessarily imply agreement by the author or by US Youth Soccer with the contents of the articles. Links are provided to foster discussion of topics and issues. Readers should make their own evaluations of the contents of such articles.

 

The 50/50 Blog: 11.18.13

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Batkid

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Most people have already heard the story of Batkid, a 5-year-old whose dream to become Batman came true thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco. If you haven't seen it yet, check out this video about his story. You may also remember this soccer-themed Make-A-Wish that featured the Portland Timbers.
 

 

NCAA Soccer Postseason Update

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Check out this recap with all the scores of the conference tournaments for NCAA men's soccer. For an updated women's soccer bracket, click here.
 

 

Happy Birthday

 
 
Mickey Mouse turns 85 years old today. Here he is in 2009 playing some soccer with Lionel Messi.
 

 

Wambach visits with youth

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Abby Wambach, perhaps the most recognizable star in women’s soccer, didn’t like to be the center of attention during her high school years. She told a group of South Texas youth soccer players that she nearly gave up the game when she began to get uncomfortable with the amount of attention she got based on her athletic prowess. See why she stuck with it.
 
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