Sporting KC Academy players talk 2026 World Cup excitement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Players in the Sporting Kansas City Academy are handpicked by Sporting because they have the skills it takes to make it to the pros.

These 17 to 19-year-olds are excited that their hard work could land them on a team playing in the 2026 World Cup in North America.

Cynthia Newsome is an anchor. See her full story at 6 p.m. and check back for updates.

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