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Mexico, England hope to raise soccer's profile

Mexico, England hope to raise soccer's profile

Updated: June 28, 2011, 4:52 PM ET
By Joanne C. Gerstner

DRESDEN, Germany -- It's a dream shared by Mexican coach Leonardo Cuellar and English coach Hope Powell.

They envision a world of opportunity for female soccer players starting from their childhood. They see girls wanting to play soccer, hoping to become the best and, someday, aspiring to represent their nation in the World Cup, Olympics and other international competitions.

Cuellar and Powell see girls becoming women, being able to freely pursue their soccer careers ...

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