This story is about a gruff, quote-worthy coach who single-handidly built a football dynasty in the 1960s. No, this isn’t about Vince Lombardi. Rather, it’s an interesting story about another type of football coach, born the same year as Vince, whose persona and achievements closely mirror those of Lombardi. Eerily so, in some cases.
The US Mens Soccer National Team defeated Algeria with breathtaking drama today to advance to the Knock-out round of the FIFA World Cup. Could this be the game that changes how American fans look at soccer? Could this be the tipping point for soccer popularity in the United States?