"You tell the average guy on the street it's between the U.S. and Qatar, and he'd laugh and say, 'Well of course the U.S. is going to win.' But it's a lot more complicated than that."
-- Alan Rothenberg, Chairman & CEO of the 1994 World Cup in the USA, on the competition to host the 2022 World Cup. (Wall Street Journal)
"You can air condition a stadium, but I don't see how you can air condition an entire country."
-- Chuck Blazer, the lone U.S. member of FIFA's executive committee, whose members' votes will determine the 2022 World Cup host. (Wall Street Journal)