Atlanta becomes US soccer’s new hotbed, but will it last?

In this Oct. 23, 2017 photo, Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank, left, and Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber talk on the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, after Atlanta was chosen to host the 2018 MLS All-Star Game. Welcome to Atlanta, soccer’s newest hotbed, which amazingly enough has sprouted up in a city known for its fickle sports fans and plenty of heartbreak from its teams. (AP Photo/Paul Newberry)


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