Cooper soccer star chooses to play collegiate ball overseas

Carr chooses to play soccer overseas at Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy.

ABILENE, TX -- - There was some big news for one Cooper Coog tonight. Senior Noah Carr officially signed to play for the Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy in England.

He will be playing overseas.

Carr plays center back for Cooper right now. RIASA was where he was hoping to go all along.

And now in August, Carr will move to Leeds in order to pursue his dream of being a professional soccer player.

"I'm excited to be able to play on another level of soccer and further my career in soccer and education." Noah Carr said.

"He's a big strong lad for his age and you can tell he's passionate about soccer." Mark Ellis, the Director of RIASA said. He was one of the primary recruiters of Carr.

"We feel he has a good opportunity to pursue his dreams." Jeffery Carr, Noah's father, said.

"If I really want to pursue my dream, it's teh best place to go by far." Noah Carr said.

Carr also said he'll likely compete for a spot on one of the top 3 teams at the academy.

Meanwhile, he will study international business and sports management. Graduation from the academy will also make him a certified soccer coach.

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