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Morgan Freeman to present on behalf of USA
by Paul Kennedy, November 29th, 2010 3:51PM

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[WORLD CUP 2018/22 BIDS] Actor Morgan Freeman will join former President Bill Clinton, U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati and U.S. national team midfielder Landon Donovan in making the USA's final presentation on behalf of its bid to host the 2022 World Cup to the FIFA Executive Committee on Wednesday in Zurich.

Freeman is the narrator of the U.S. Bid Committee’s promotional video “Bring it to Our Country."
 
Clinton is the honorary chairman of the USA Bid Committee, Gulati is its chairman and Donovan is a member of the board of directors.

Each bidder can have five presenters and 30 people in its official delegation.

Among those expected to present are Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Stars expected to attend include Real Madrid stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Iker Casillas on behalf of Spain/Portugal.

The five candidates for the 2022 World Cup will make their presentations at FIFA House on Wednesday.  On Thursday morning, the four bidders for the 2018 World Cup will present.

The FIFA Executive Committee will cast its ballots for the hosts of both tournaments and follow with the official announcement of the winning bids at Messe Zurich on Thursday.

Wednesday's schedule:
8 a.m. ET: Australia
9 a.m. ET: Korea Republic
10 a.m. ET: Qatar
11 a.m. ET: United States
Noon ET: Japan

Note: All presentations will air live at fifa.com.



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