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ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WHDH) - Geoff Cameron, a member of the US Men's National Soccer Team, grew up in Attleboro, and his family is still there while he plays at the World Cup in Brazil.

He's on the world stage and his parents are discussing their son, who is helping kick USA forward.

“It's exciting, surreal, words can't express, it’s an emotional day,” Geoff’s mom, Diane Cameron, said.

Geoff was a stand-out player at the University of Rhode Island and now plays professionally in the Premiere League. He started the first two World Cup matches. Before those games, he and his father talked on the phone, which is part of Geoff's warm-up routine.

“It's just a little ritual that we have and I’d be afraid he'd get injured, or something bad would happen if we don’t connect on this. Ever since he was in college, we've been doing that little ritual,” Geoff’s dad, Scott Cameron, said.

Both Diane and Scott Cameron have one dream for Geoff: a World Cup trophy.
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