How soccer explains the sports world
Updated: July 1, 2010, 10:17 AM ETBy Alyssa Roenigk | ESPN The Magazine
Centerfielder, Philadelphia Phillies
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Alyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com whose assignments covering action sports, Olympics and football have taken her to six continents and caused her to commit countless acts of recklessness. In 2012, she joined the X Games TV broadcast team and ordered additional pages for her passport (follow @ESPN_Alyssa on Twitter).