USA Loses Its Bid For The 2022 World Cup

FIFA announced the locations for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup.  Sadly the U.S. did not hear her name called in the quest to bring the Futbol tournament to Los Angeles.

Some are blaming Morgan Freeman. He and Bill Clinton were the key speakers in the U.S.’s pitch for the tournament. Why the blame? He allegedly missed a page of the presentation. :shrug: 2018 Russia will be the host and 2022 will be held in Qatar, the first Middle Eastern country to host the major soccer event. Qatar is close to Dubai and about a 2 hour plane ride to Egypt. Finally putting my geography skills to use.

I also hear its hot as hades in the summer in Qatar and that they have a wicked party scene.

There’s always hope for 2026. I don’t even want to think about how old I’ll be