Soccer Scholarship in the USA
- A professional soccer player runs 4,8 kilometers, or 3.9 miles, in an average soccer game.
- Only 5.7% of players coming out of high school play college soccer. The women fair a little better with 7.2% playing college soccer.
- The highest attended NCAA Men’s College Cup was in 1995 in Richmond, Va. 21,319 fans showed up to witness Wisconsin defeat Duke 2-0. Attendance reached more than 20,000 in 1996 and 1997; games were also held in Richmond.