Museum Is a Four-letter Word to the Head of the National Soccer Hall of Fame Being Built in Frisco

FRISCO — Djorn Buchholz has a one-of-a-kind job as executive director of the National Soccer Hall of Fame. There's a lot to keep him busy between now and the joint grand opening and induction ceremony on Oct. 20. He recently talked about his job, the sport and what's planned for the south end of Frisco's Toyota Stadium.But first, some background information. The "d" in his first name is silent. So is the "c" in his last name. Djorn Buchholz, pronounced Jorn Bue-holes, grew up playing soccer. Much of his 16-year career has been behind the scenes working with tournaments and teams. The 38-year-old most recently worked in Austin as a consultant, which included running the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament, held in July in San Antonio.When he arrived in Frisco, a large sign across the south end of Toyota Stadium announced, "Future home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame Museum." But research shows people visit a museum only 2.4 times in their life, he said. The sign didn't last long. Why did that sign need to go?  Continue reading...

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