President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied the head of international soccer on the United States' bid to host the World Cup and said he hoped to attend the upcoming contest in South Africa.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter plans to extend a personal invitation to President Barack Obama to attend the 2010 World Cup when the two meet at the White House on Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama has written a letter to FIFA president Sepp Blatter supporting the U.S. bid to host the World Cup in 2018 or 2022.
The chance that FIFA might award the 2018 World Cup to North America continues to improve, writes Frank Dell'Apa.
Abby Wambach didn't have the best game of her career, yet she came through in extra time to score the gold-medal clinching goal for the U.S.