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S2E39: Bo (Melson) Knows Soccer
Episode 3921st October 2020 • My 3 Subs: A Soccer Odyssey • Tim Van Horn
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Bo (Melson) knows soccer.  

Brodee Scott and Tim Van Horn sit down for a chat with Memphis' first African-American professional soccer player.

A graduate of Germantown High School, Bo was feared for his speed and first touch.  Bo talks about his club days and the opportunity to shine nationally for this country.  He is very candid about race relations during that time, and he explains why the soccer community is like family.

Strong on the ball and big on heart, Bo chose to ply his collegiate trade at then-Memphis State University (10 goals, 8 assists in just 20 games) before a professional career was too good of a choice to turn down.

Bo talks about the Memphis Rogues, the Memphis Americans and his goal scoring exploits as a Kangaroo.

Thanks to Bo Melson for joining us.

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