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Born deaf and a goal scorer. Boise native is on track to play for national team

By Michael Lycklama

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Braden Anderson turns and looks for space against CGA Academy of Idaho Falls in the U-16 boys Idaho State Cup championship match Monday at the Simplot Sports Complex.
Katherine Jones kjones@Idaho Statesman

Braden Anderson posed for photos Monday like hundreds of other players at the Idaho State Cup, holding his team’s state title trophy aloft for friends and family and throwing in an extra bicep flex or two for the camera.

He’s just like every member of the Boise Nationals U-16 boys team, grinning from ear to ear after rallying to beat CGA Academy of Idaho Falls 1-1 (5-4 on penalty kicks) for the state title. Except for two differences.

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Source: Idaho Statesman

Photo credit - Katherine Jones/Idaho Statesman

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