Soccer has become increasingly popular in the United States (for some odd reason), so people want to know about the best teams and their players. In the English leagues, there is no more historic program than Manchester United and one of their best players is Paul Scholes. For years people wondered whether his son had autism and Scholes admitted that he had been so diagnosed and that Scholes was also sponsoring autism awareness fund raisers. An athlete, whether he or she likes it or not, is a role model. This speaks well for the soccer star as an athlete fulfilling his duty and as a person.