Friday Links- Unofficial US World Cup Song, Where MLS Players Are From, Statistics Of 32 Countries In The World Cup + More

Old Soccer Ball From WWI Battle, Photographed On The Same Field Today It Was On Many Years Ago

http://io9.com/sobering-images-show-famous-world-war-i-battle-sites-a-1581624280/1581738276/+billyhaisley

Red, White & Blue: The Official Unofficial U.S. World Cup Song ft. Alexi Lalas

When A Country Wins The World Cup It Boosts Their Stock Market

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/S/SOC_WCUP_STOCK_MARKETS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Where MLS Players Are From

League (year)
Total # of Players
Players Born Abroad
(% born outside U.S.A. & Canada)
Countries Represented
(incl. U.S.A. & Canada)
MLS (2014)
543
208 (38.3%)
57
NBA (2013-2014)
448
86 (19.2%)
43
NHL (2013-2014)
791
197 (24.9%)
21
MLB (2014)
847
218 (25.7%)
19
NFL (2013)
2013
49 (2.4%)
28

http://pressbox.mlssoccer.com/sites/g/files/g211536/f/201405/MLS%20World%20Map_Pressbox.pdf#overlay-context=content/media-resources

Statistics From The 32 Countries Taking Part In This Years’ World Cup

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