Pro scouts assess intangibles and not just talent

January 17, 2007
By Maria Burns
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Getting noticed at an event like Disney's Soccer Showcase is the entire purpose of attending.

Still, there are levels of getting noticed. There's getting noticed by an Atlantic Coast Conference coach. And, then there's getting noticed by, say, a Premier League scout.

The 416-team tournament, held at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, enabled thousands of high school soccer players to display their abilities on one of the U.S. youth ...

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