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The Drive to Succeed

Club soccer players travel great distances for love of game and pursuit of dreams

Updated: May 2, 2012, 10:47 AM ET
By Chris Ackels | Special to ESPNHS

How far would you go to play club soccer at the highest level?

Literally, how far?

Athletes across the country travel hundreds of miles to play for the top club teams in hopes of improving their game by playing for the best coaches, against the best competition and in front of the top colleges.

ESPNHS talked to six families representing four clubs from different parts of the country. The players are state cup winners, high school state champions, NCAA Division I commits, ...

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