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-- -- perhaps but you know -- is socket is Z most popular sport in the world I think I can say that truthfully.
But not here in America I think that's true today.
But -- -- arguably the most famous female soccer player in the world she is here and she's with us right now media is -- that -- was no thanks for having me answer.
However I do have to tell you that -- will never take off in America has a major -- small room.
-- -- -- -- so we're not addressing you Melissa -- Odds are just an Italian where we're going straight into a smackdown.
Those question and I know I'm I'm you know what this this game is such a great game.
But it's growing and -- All this not the point.
Americans we've been like soccer and they want to watch Soka.
They want the Premier League in Britain but -- royal Madrid they want to -- they want European soccer via satellite on television.
I don't really care about go into a stadium to see it live in America that's not true.
We had you know tens of thousands have come out for women's national games.
Men's national team games EC -- -- is expanding.
It's an in the group's -- Oh my goodness this should.
It's it should I yeah I think as closely as I could gains in America who pays whatever it is -- -- to stated to watch -- -- again I didn't.
Unit tiny minority is immigrants from Latin America all from Europe that homegrown Americans rarely go to the stadiums to watch soccer -- am -- right.
I'm I might actually be your trying to get -- is there is some sort of disconnect along the way I have a one year old and a buy I avoid big both not done -- -- yeah.
-- yeah and I generally do anywhere I get a troubled that the show but I one year old five year old boy they both loved to play soccer.
At where's the disconnect is they're growing up to going -- watching -- wanting to watch in the US.
They end up watching football soccer's this is this is Stewart's point.
But they loved to play how do you get more kids involved in the sport over time as they grow up of wanna go watching here in the US -- I think.
A lot of kids look at means to the end and in terms of professional and now you're seeing both on the women's and men's side opportune do that.
You know kids -- -- they look at the end of they look at -- baseball.
But with analysts with.
The attraction -- seen American players go overseas in play in the UP actually examined if you real good you leave America -- I don't know now.
No one of our best players Landon Donovan is.
You know cared and bread and and taught here in the US so -- I didn't -- -- Europe is the question my dad coached me how many.
Young women who leave college real good soccer play -- how many of them could make a 100000 dollars a year up playing soccer.
What can move maybe 510.
Maybe ten yeah okay.
I do however really respect what you are doing because -- -- all the way around the country and you speak and high schools abouts.
-- what soft -- did the EU and -- -- a role model I think that's that's your messages.
Well -- I've teamed up with their value diversity and we're basically trying to inspire young girls to set goals like I didn't soccer.
But really to think about their education preparing them for college.
I was so fortunate without soccer wouldn't have been able to go to the university in North Carolina.
And from a very young age my father.
Talk to me about the importance of education.
-- I never when I -- playing soccer I never thought of being sitting here on your show big abuse -- you're gonna.
That's where it would lead.
And end so really my education is what I could fall back on and I'm trying to share these young young ladies that it's never too early.
To start preparing for college and that you should really look at yourself -- -- man I'm worth it I'm investing in myself.
I need to take control of my own destiny and and really.
You know find out what I need to take and the other thing is.
-- -- like with me in soccer women's sportswear and encouraged and and with socked with science technology engineering and math girls aren't encouraged to go on -- those fields.
What I am discouraging -- women by saying you know so -- not gonna take off from a well down on the your business now.
Good it's it's -- -- I've heard that my spirit at.
If I let that bother -- I wouldn't be here today -- you did win.
You upon the American team that won the World Cup against China.
Yes well and Brazil and Brazil -- well sir through an Olympics against Brazil right and -- you -- gold medal in the Olympics.
He did that yet Norway and in China and the World Cup -- position to decline as a forward.
Well I know that we sent to forward to be inside while we left -- the rule one spot well I turn off bonds on the right side but -- we went to two -- so whether we're playing the three -- -- to front.
Totally lost -- committed.
I think my day it was who have -- -- there was a right wing inside -- -- the board and -- the -- with spirit and I think that's five that top tells me that you weren't very again because you need.
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-- I don't fifteen yeah.
Forget Hmong Americans should get got get he had actually the much produces a fifteen -- -- that was getting set match up expecting very good men have thanks so much for coming by.
We wish you well inspiring young people to -- your example it was terrific.
Thank you very much to.
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