The 2016 Global 5s National Championship was featured in Sports Illustrated kids. Check out this great article that acknowledges the progressive tournament format of Global 5s.
Global Fives is a Different Kind of Soccer Tournament
J.J. Post |
Youth soccer in America is booming. There are multiple levels, tiers, and flights for teams to conquer in their quest to be on top. But who decides who is number one?
American youth soccer has become so captivating that a whole website, gotsoccer.com, has been devoted to figuring out who is the best. But standard soccer can often be slow with long stretches of passing as teams look for the chance to score. And then there’s the traveling to fields in the middle of nowhere. It might all be fun for the player as they chase their dream of being the next Carli Lloyd or Clint Dempsey, but it could be tough for the family.