Like it or not, soccer is growing in America and coming to Detroit. Many who have heard about the world’s most popular sport seem to have a lack of real knowledge about it. With the very real possibility of the MLS coming to Detroit, we have compiled a few things that everyone in Detroit should know about soccer.

The game of soccer can be extremely confusing and this guide will be an essential tool for any aspiring association football fan looking to learn the ins and outs of the soccer world, both state-side and internationally. Here are the six things to learn before trying to become a soccer fan: