The most talented athletes our country has to offer, are more often than not, bred from our largest cities. Though superstars can be found in even the most rural towns in the United States, our most dominant sports icons hail from our metropolitan areas.
The NFL's genetic wunderkind, wide receiver Andre Johnson, hails from Miami Florida. In the Magic City, he set records at both Miami Senior High School as a Parade All-American, and the University of Miami, where he was also a track and field standout, before becoming arguably the best wideout in the game today.
Over the next five to ten years, our growing American cities will be churning out top level talent in all sports. Whether it be a city of 230,000, or one of 1 million, odds are that America's global icon will be sculpted in one of our bustling, thriving cities.
Here are five cities that produce some of the finest athletes in our country's major sports, and one of these years, a mega star will be among them.