FIFA Has Spoken. So Be It. USA Must Move On
Posted by Paul Gardner on Dec. 2, 8:02 p.m.
Of course Sunil Gulati is correct to indicate that politics - FIFA politics - are the key to understanding the voting that gave the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 version to Qatar - and left the USA out in the cold.
The Unknowledgeable In Pursuit of the Unknowable
Posted by Paul Gardner on Dec. 2, 12:48 a.m.
Yet again we find ourselves confronted with a massive soccer drama that, truth be told, has very little to do with the sport itself.