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Minnesota should move forward with soccer legislation

Over 30 percent of American households contain someone who plays soccer; it is second to baseball.

I am writing in regard to the article posted on April 1: “Not your average stadium debate: St. Paul soccer facility easily clears initial hurdles at Legislature.”

I am a major proponent of soccer and football around the globe. I value the sport and the culture surrounding the sport. Over 30 percent of American households contain someone who plays soccer; it is second to baseball. I think it is about time Minnesota moves forward with pro-soccer legislation in the support of the team’s plan. Offering tax breaks for the construction materials will make sure that this stadium can be built with no burden on the taxpayer.

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