2011 MLS Draft: A Chat with UNC All-American Jalil Anibaba

The 2011 Major League Soccer draft will be held at noon today on ESPN2. I recently caught up with top prospect and former UNC All American defender Jalil Anibaba, who also happens to be my cousin, as he wrapped up his time at the MLS Combine in Fort Lauderdale and prepared to head to Baltimore for the draft. 

Here is a transcript of our discussion:


What's your earliest memory of playing soccer? 

I started playing soccer as soon as I could walk. I think I started playing organized soccer at the age of four and have played all the way through college. 


How many positions have you played over the course of your career? 

I've played every position on the field except goalkeeper.  


How would you describe the range of emotions you're feeling right now as the draft approaches?

It's been a mind-boggling experience, it's surre...

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