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Attleboro Native Gears Up For The World Cup03:35

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For a local Attleboro family, the world's most-watched sporting event hits especially close to home.

Geoff Cameron, 28, is a starting defenseman on the U.S. men's soccer team — and an Attleboro native. He's in Brazil gearing up for the U.S. team's first World Cup match on Monday versus Ghana.

Geoff's dad, Scott Cameron, joins WBUR's Morning Edition to discuss his son's journey to soccer's largest stage.

This segment aired on June 13, 2014.

Deborah Becker Twitter Host/Reporter
Deborah Becker is a senior correspondent and host at WBUR. Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education.


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