VIDEO: Reggae Boyz on the Rise | Soccer Culture in Jamaica

With recent success at the international level, making it to the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final, the beautiful game in Jamaica is on the rise. Eyes set on World Cup 2018, KICK sent its newest host Prez to the island nation to attend a Reggae Boyz World Cup Qualifier and explore the sport’s cultural impact. Hear from Leicester City captain Wes Morgan, the Portland Timbers Darren Mattocks, and Kemar Lawrence of the New York Red Bulls on how they’re trying to put the Reggae Boyz and all of Jamaican soccer on the map.

Soccer culture and the game itself are energetic, vibrant, and exciting. At the heart of this are the fans. Today’s fans have the opportunity to define the culture and identify of the future of the sport. KICK is pushing the soccer agenda at home and abroad through daily content and editorial that celebrates and empowers fans of the beautiful game.

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