AFP/Getty Images
After Brazil
The World Cup Will Not Change the Status of American Soccer

But the United States may nevertheless come to play a greater role in the world of the sport.

Published on: July 3, 2014
Michael Mandelbaum is a member of the TAI editorial board and the Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. He is the author of, among other books, The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football, and Basketball and What They See When They Do (2004) and The Road to Global Prosperity (2014).
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
© The American Interest LLC 2005-2022
About Us Privacy
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.