In pure betting terms, Canada is not a favorite to win the World Cup. But unbeknownst to the rest of us, the Reds have been laying the ground work for something big.
With a team consisting of young players and veterans alike, this country is ready to make an impact as they play in their first World Cup since 1986.
One of those young players is starting center back Kamal Miller. The Scarborough, Ontario native is a testament to perseverance, talent, and determination.
He’s also a testament to the success of the unconventional route of developing elite soccer players through the American collegiate system. On Wednesday against Belgium, Miller and teammate Tajon Buchanan are projected to play. In the process, they will become the first players from Syracuse University to ever appear at a…