Back in his hometown of Wilmette, Ill., Pete Wentz was known to locals as an all-state soccer player.
Soccer was what Wentz "did" growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, but it wasn't his only love. He also listened to music -- a lot of it.
Wentz recalled one of his earliest musical memories in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine: "My parents had a house on the Jersey Shore, so my mom and sister would fly there, and me and my dad would drive," he said. "I remember hearing 'Build Me Up...Full Story