Friday, May 8, 2009

President Obama Discusses USA Bid 2018/22

In an exclusive Univision interview conducted by renowned journalist Jorge Ramos at the White House on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, President Barack Obama talked about soccer in the U.S. and the possibility of the country playing host to the 2018 or 2022 World Cup.

The United States, Australia, England, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico and Russia have formally declared their desire to host to the FIFA World Cup in 2018 or 2022. Netherlands-Belgium and Portugal-Spain have each submitted joint bids for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments, while Qatar and South Korea have applied as candidates to play host only to the tournament in 2022.

U.S. Soccer is able to offer fans a unique opportunity to watch this video courtesy of The Univision Network.

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