"But for the U.S., football -- soccer -- does not have the same weight as baseball, basketball and American football. There it's just an ethnic sport for girls in school."
-- Swiss lawyer
, the former International Olympic Committee's director general who was recently named the head of the 15-person FIFA reform committee,
dismissing soccer in the United States. He also said outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter
was being unfairly treated. (Le Matin via Vice Sports