In the podcast referenced in the Tweet below, host Daniel Workman talks with NPSL head Kenny Farrell.
In it is a good discussion of what is missing in soccer in the U.S.
I hear the term ‘authenticity’ a lot when discussing soccer in the U.S. and how American soccer lacks it, while other countries have it.
But, what does that mean? Soccer is soccer, right? How can a sport lack authenticity?