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Soccer swagger was on display in Sara Roosevelt Park in New York City on Wednesday. Basketball star Steve Nash, who loves the sport, hosts a charity pick-up game intended to raise funds for critical needs services for at-risk youth.

A group from the Bronx scrimmaged a few instructors from the New York Red Bulls MLS team. The coach said soccer has come a long way in the U.S. since he first started with the group 10 years ago.

The annual event -- where several NBA stars will test their skills on the turf -- had a little extra buzz with the World Cup going on at the same time.

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