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Is FIFA about to Award World Cup 2022 to the US and Canada?


According to Spanish news site El Confidencial, FIFA is about to pull out of their agreement with Qatar and give the World Cup 2022 to a joint bid between US and Canada.

Do you think this is true or just one site jumping the gun?

The Qatar 2022 bid has long been under the spotlight of suspicion and FIFA could soon make public that no Arab country will be hosting this event. In short, it could be official. So, the international agency, if necessary, is about to award it to a joint organization between the United States and Canada.

A few days ago, Sunday Times unveiled ben Mohamed Hammam, a former executive of Qatari origin FIFA, paid up to $5 million to African football managers to ensure a handful of votes. There were hundreds of faxes, emails and invoices toshow that ben Mohamed Hammam had contacts with many leaders in Africa. They had no right to vote, but power to influence those who participated in the voting.

In addition, France Football reported that Angel Maria Villar, Sandro Rosell and Florentino Perez, moved his son at the time to gain support for the Qatari bid. The average Frenchman spoke of a ‘secret agreement’, stressing that this operation thanks to the votes of countries like Guatemala, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay was achieved.

Read More: elconfidencial.com


  1. Vic Vasquez

    June 24, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    Canada? Why? We got this.

  2. Michael Loumeau

    June 24, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Yes! Who wants to play in the Qatar heat anyway?

  3. Anthony Paul

    June 24, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    Why Canada eh?

  4. Wade Schalk

    June 24, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    Bring it to the US and have it on the west coast.

  5. Pitchdish.com

    June 24, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    And if it goes to a joint bid – which team gets an automatic bid?

  6. Nuwahang Rai Rai

    June 25, 2014 at 5:08 am

    Hahahaaa Never Win World Cup Nevwr Never Never

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