They didnt have soccer
There are too many to count. There are dozens and dozens of basketball leagues, a few American football leagues, soccer leagues, many baseball leagues, and so on. There is no kept count of professional athletes.
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82 If you count semi-pro leagues, if not, 4
There is a FIFA women's world cup and several world women leagues. So a lot.
Eve Baylon is the best
There are many soccer leagues in the US. Anybody can play soccer no matter where they are or how old they are. There are club teams for children and adult leagues for adults. You just have to search around and find out what leagues are in you area.
There are 111 soccer teams in Russia. They all compete in various leagues such as the Amateur, Premier, National and Professional Football leagues.