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Follow My Trip Around the World

I’ll be traveling in 2015-2016, visiting cities/countries, soccer clubs, temples, music festivals, beaches and national parks everywhere I  go. The dates and my route are still in the planning stages, but I want to keep you up-to-date in case. This summer will be mainly dedicated to enjoying travel throughout southeast Asia until the regular season kicks up again.  After that, …

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Documenting Soccer Fan Culture

I’ll be putting together videos of my experiences, along with interviews — check out more from time in Washington, D.C., from the perspective of female soccer fans like me.  

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The Game

I’m a late bloomer to this game, nevertheless it has had significant impact on my life. Over the next year, I want to show Americans through the eyes of a crazed soccer fan the very game, which connects us all. I’ve said it a thousand times; there is nothing in this world, which we all have in common other than …

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Soccer, Travel, Music

How many times have you asked someone, “If you could do ANY job in the world that makes you the most happy, what would it be?” And how many people do you know actually do what they love for a living? Isn’t that the dream? That is what I am here to do. Three things define me in a nutshell: …

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Fan Video Mash-up

Video: big mash-up of football fan moments around the world. What club do you think has got the best supporters? In the picture: my Barra family.

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La Barra Brava

Barra Brava – est. 1996. My deal: I have resided in 20 states, 3 countries and moved over 100 times in my adult life. It’s quite possibly my most notorious claim to fame. I’m a mover. I’m a shaker. I’m a restless soul. My feet never stay put for too long; however, one thing has been decided. Washington DC is …

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A Quick Intro

My name is Kendra Kaidel. I’ve started Citizen Soccer out of an intense passion for the game and all the amazing fans  I’ve met over the years.  I’m starting to plan for a huge trip around the world with breaks here and there to experience games in other countries and document fan culture in each city.  I’ll use this site as a …