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We've read, watched and listened to enthralling tales and anecdotes about the Pacific Northwest's fantastic soccer culture since the trio of cities — Seattle, Portland and Vancouver — entered MLS in 2009 in 2011.

But few — if any — storytellers could truly capture the essence and spirit of a soccer city in the way that KICKTV's faux journalist extraordinaire (his words, not mine) Jimmy Conrad does as KICKTV's "Ultimate Group G Preview" series rolls on ahead of this summer's World Cup in Brazil.

We've been to Germany with Conradinho. He's taken us to Portugal, and eventually we'll make our way to the West African nation of Ghana.

But first, the former US national team and MLS favorite is making his way home to hit some of the United States' most soccer-mad cities.

First up, it's Seattle, Washington. They love their soccer there, right? Fear not, Timbers fans, it looks like Portland is coming up in the next episode.

Check out the entire "Ultimate Group G Preview" series on KICKTV's YouTube channel. Each and every video, full of information and opinion on the USMNT's three World Cup opponents, is well worth a watch.


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