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Reader report from Town Hall soccer discussion

Sounders Insider reader/commenter ElmoCatt attended the soccer-themed event last night at Town Hall Seattle and filed this report (with a few editing liberties to conform to TNT style):

Here are some notes for the Soccer Insider crowd – I attended the soccer presentation by author Simon Kuper along with Arlo White and Sigi in Seattle on Tuesday night, referenced a couple of blog items prior.

Characters in the game today
KUPER: Because of the amount of money and corporate involvement in soccer now, players have to be more bland and less controversial, rarely have much of interest

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