Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng

December 23, 2007
By Luis Arroyave, Special to ESPNsoccernet
CHICAGO -- Luol Deng was kicking around a soccer ball long before he ever picked up a basketball. Although he eventually gave up soccer in order to pursue his hoop dreams, he tells ESPNsoccernet that he remains a die-hard fan of the beautiful game.

ESPNsoccernet: How did you first become interested in soccer?

LD: When you're African or European, you get into it. I was born in Sudan, and grew up in Egypt and then England. We would play with balls made of socks or ...

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