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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: 2.27.14


Lexi Zisselman Raises $7,500 For Multiple Myeloma Research



Maybe Lexi Zisselman’s career path is destined to be in the front office of a pro soccer team or as an executive at a non-profit organization. The New Hyde Park resident has plenty of time to decide as she is only 12 years old and her first attempt at soccer volunteering was a major success. Read more here.



Something I've never seen before



Usually you'll see a team after certain plays, in a show of sportsmanship, easily kick the ball back to the opposing team's keeper to get play restarted. Here you see that go terribly wrong, but then an act of true sportsmanship follows.



Real Madrid dismantles Shalke





From Distance



High School players hits goal from distance. Keeper may want to hang closer to his goal-line from now on.






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