In this article U.S. Women were multi-sport athletes before the focused on Soccer, they look at some of the soccer players and their backgrounds and development.
Many come from a multi-sport environment where participating in a variety of sports at a young age was the norm.
This debate will rage on for a log time to come. Some will say the ‘10000’ hour rule of sport specific is important so get it done as soon as possible. Others will argue do a variety and expose your children to all fundamental skills, movements and sports.
So enjoy the read in USA Today.