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Spanish flair leads Philly into super semifinal

Spanish flair leads Philly into super semifinal

Originally Published: August 18, 2011
By Jeff Kassouf

In Spain, soccer is a way of life, from the beaches of Mallorca to the chic town squares in Barcelona. The passion quickly ensnared star forward Veronica Boquete as she grew up in the Galicia region of northwest Spain.

Her Philadelphia Independence teammate, fellow Spaniard Laura del Rio, also felt the call of soccer and followed her passion to become professional in the game.

The two Spanish players are a driving force in the Independence's success this season, helping lead ...

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