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Top 10 Reasons Why Soccer Will NEVER be Popular in the US

Stacey MicklesCorrespondent IIJuly 12, 2010

Top 10 Reasons Why Soccer Will NEVER be Popular in the US

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10. A Lack of Well Known American Players

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9. The World Cup Only Happens Once Every Four Years

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8. The Lack of Success of the MLS

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7. The U.S. Lack of Success in World Play

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6. Soccer has to Share the Spotlight with Other American Sports

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5. The Game is Slow

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4. A General Lack of Interest Among American Adults

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3. Soccer is Kind of New to Americans

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2. Lack of promotion

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1. Lack of Exposure

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