Stars benefit from friendly sibling rivalry

October 3, 2006
By Andrea Canales
Many countries around the world surround youth, and thus, their potential players, with a soccer culture from birth. It's not a conscious developmental decision -- it's simply the popularity of the sport around the globe. TV broadcasts, radio coverage, print journalism and loyal fans are the order of the day in many cities worldwide. When these children head out to play in the streets and the fields of their neighborhoods, the game is invariably soccer, and their aim, at some point, is to emulate ...

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