Sports and Politicians:
Jack Kemp who in the 1970s an American Republican politician like Donald Trump, who at the time over 1970-1980 and many years afterwards, put to the pulic his mockery of soccer and NASL as a brand imported from third world or European socialism stating that it was a way to influence the American youth into the communist way, at the time 1970-1980 the NASL soccer was attracting a large number of audiences and selling more tickets to their matches than the New York NFL Giants and MLB Yankee combined, NASL and soccer was flourishing in the US and with the great players of the world Pele,Franz Beckenbauer leading the way, then Jack Kemp and his gang of hostile media reporters Jim Rome and Frank Deford noticed how soccer was starting to flourish, they soon began a propaganda campaign to discriminate against the NASL soccer in order to convince American fans and the youth that soccer was all about communist idealism. Jack Kemp and his hostile media reporters were worried about soccers growth popularity and he then began to claim that this posed a direct threat to American culture and tradition, many in the US took his comments to heart and seriously believed his comments,Corporation,then hostile medias soon stop the sponsorships,funds for the game of soccer,Kemps propaganda had made it`s mark,however the most loyal fans of soccer, NASL players felt betrayed, Kemps propaganda began it`s long lasting negative effect on soccer in the United States North America, this discrimination against soccer fans is still around today.Over-expansion had also been a factor in the league's death. Once the league began to grow, new franchises were awarded quickly, and its size doubled in a few years, peaking at 24 teams. among other problems, many of these new owners were not "soccer people," and once the perceived popularity began to decline, they came out as fast as they entered.North American Soccer League (1968-1984) Decline and collapse of the NASL .The largest club in the league and spokesperson of the organization was the New York Cosmos, which attracted more than 40,000 fans per game while superstars Pelé (Brazil) and Franz Beckenbauer (Germany) played for them. previously been the best attacking (offensive) (Pele) and defensive (Beckenbauer) players in the world. The Giants Stadium was packed or sold (73,000+) full house in 1978.
Before entering politics, Jack Kemp was a professional quarterback for 13 years. He played briefly in the National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL), but he became a star of the American Football League (AFL). He captained the San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills and earned the AFL's MVP title in 1965 after leading the Bills to a second consecutive championship. He served nine terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1989. He was the Republican Party nominee for the position of 1996 Vice-President of Elections, where he was the companion of presidential candidate Bob Dole. Kemp had already supported the 1988 Republican primary presidential nomination. He played in the AFL for the 10 years of his existence, Jack Kemp had a saying or proverb "the goal of the NFL is to throw bombs and score"