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Bocanegra to hand in 1,250-page book
by Paul Kennedy, May 13th, 2010 11:10PM

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[WORLD CUP 2018/22 BID] Friday is an important day in the USA's campaign to win the right to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. Accompanied by USA Bid Committee officials, U.S. national team captain Carlos Bocanegra will submit the USA bid book at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The bid book is a five-volume set of 1,250 pages detailing the USA's plans for organizing the World Cup.

Nine bidders will present their documentation in ceremonies conducted in alphabetical order at 15-minute intervals.

They all are touting what is special about their paperwork.

England’s bid book runs 1,752 pages. South Korea's weighs 551 pounds. Australia’s documentation is bound in kangaroo leather.

Qatar’s 20-chapter bid book contains the details of what would be the first carbon-neutral World Cup, utilizing sustainable technologies and cooling systems for all stadiums, fan zones and training grounds to be air-conditioned.

Former Dutch greats Johan Cruyff and Ruud Gullit will lead the Netherlands-Belgium team in Zurich.

Joining Bocanegra for the U.S. bid presentation will be Sunil Gulati, U.S. Soccer President; David Downs, USA Bid Committee Executive Director; John Kristick, Managing Director of Bid Planning and Operations.
 
The Bidders:
2018/2022
USA
Australia
England
Russia
2018
Netherlands-Belgium
Portugal-Spain
2022
Japan
Qatar
South Korea

Spike Lee and David Downs on Good Morning America:


Drew Carey on ESPNews:



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  1. Kenneth Barr
    commented on: May 15, 2010 at 11:47 p.m.
    I have to believe we have one of the two strongest bids out there.


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