Soccer League of Homeless Athletes at the Heart of Manhattan


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Street Soccer USA holds its final round in a small soccer field smack dab in the heart of Manhattan.

Founded by Lawrence Cann, the soccer league is composed of homeless athletes, both men and women, who have "suffered trauma, and almost always have problems with anger management". Along with his brother Rob, Cann managed to run scores of teams in dozens of cities, and runs its own league in San Francisco.


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