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Overseas soccer clubs look to build from U.S. offices

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 24 / 17

The reach of international soccer clubs in the U.S. has increased drastically in the last few years, thanks to summer friendly matches and more regular-season TV appearances. Now more clubs are looking to plant roots in America through efforts led by commercial offices in the country. Three of them...

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