In addition to providing new soccer, lacrosse, rugby and softball fields to western Montanans, the new Fort Missoula Regional Park will also bring much anticipated revenue from all over the state and region.
I realize that soccer is about 18th on the priority list of most important sports to Americans but understand something... just shy of 320 million people live in the United States and only 11 million live in Belgium.
On Sunday a buddy of mine and I went to a well known downtown watering hole to watch Team USA's World Cup Soccer match with Portugal (They tied 2-2 in case you were wondering). We arrived about 5 minutes before game time and to our surprise was met with the crowd you see above.
Match play in the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament begins on Thursday, June 12 in Brazil. Though the soccer spectacle is one of the most-widely viewed sporting competitions in the world, some fans still have questions about this incredible event.