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REPORT: US Soccer Head, Sunil Gulati, Refuses Gift $25k Watch While Sepp Blatter And Others Accept

In a report from The Sunday Times in England, an investigation conducted by them discovered that three members of the FIFA Executive Committee including US Soccer President Sunil Gulati, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan and Moya Dodd of Australia refused $25,000 watches from FIFA sponsor Parmigiani during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The three Committee members reported...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

USSF President Sunil Gulati: Fan Reception Of U.S. Team ‘Better Than Expected’

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has had a record number of American viewers, and the fan reception of the U.S. men’s national soccer team has surprised even U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati. Perhaps it’s because the USA team is doing better than expected, but regardless of the reason, Gulati is pleased with the results. “The narrative that’s constant and consistent...
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati denies report that the United States are in talks to host 2022 World Cup

ESPN’s Jorge Ramos started a firestorm yesterday when he sent out a tweet that FIFA has talked to the United States about potentially hosting the 2022 World Cup. As most of you know, Qatar is slated to host the event in 2022, but now they are under investigation for bribery. The president of the United States Soccer Federation, Sunil Gulati spoke about the issue and claims that...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer denies rumors about maybe hosting 2022 World Cup

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has denied a report that claimed FIFA told the Americans to be ready if Qatar does not host the 2022 World Cup. “They haven’t asked us and I cannot imagine it happening anytime soon,” Gulati told Sam Borden of The New York Times. The original report was in the form of a tweet by ESPN’s Jorje Ramos. That tweet has been deleted...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

US Soccer President Denies That FIFA Gave US 2022 World Cup

Sunil Gulati (left) with USMNT manager Jürgen Klinsmann (right) photo credit: robert.melok via photopin cc U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati has denied in an interview with New York Times reporter Sam Borden that FIFA has told the United States Soccer Federation to have their organization committee ready for the 2022 World Cup if Qatar‘s winning bid is revoked, which was reported...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati Says US Soccer Will Consider Bidding to Host 2026 World Cup If FIFA Clarifies Process

The FIFA World Cup could return to the United States as early as 2026 … If FIFA cleans up its act before then. Sunil Gulati, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, said America would bid for the right to host the 2026 World Cup finals if FIFA makes the bidding process more transparent, the Agence France-Presse reports. “Would we be interested in bidding for 2026? The procedures...
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

US wants changes to World Cup bids

The United States wants further changes to the World Cup bidding process before trying to bring soccer's showpiece event to the country again. FIFA executive committee member Sunil Gulati, who is also president of the United States Soccer Federation, still has deep concerns about the process that led to Qatar beating his country and others to the 2022 World Cup. Gulati said...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Gulati: US hasn't been asked to be fill-in host

The United States has not been approached about hosting the 2014 or 2022 World Cups should concerns about security or weather force them to be moved. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati says the U.S. still wants to host a World Cup, possibly as early as 2026. But he is certain next year's World Cup will go off as planned in Brazil despite protests during last month...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati willing to disclose FIFA pay to exco

The incoming American member of FIFA's executive committee is willing to disclose what payments and expense money he receives from soccer's governing body. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati was elected Friday to the North American spot on the 25-member committee and will replace fellow American Chuck Blazer on May 30. Gulati, appointed to a FIFA reform panel...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Gulati elected to FIFA executive committee

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati was elected Friday to FIFA's executive committee, defeating Mexican Football President Justino Campeon by one vote. Gulati won 18-17 in a balloting at the congress of North and Central American and Caribbean Football in Panama City, USSF spokesman Neil Buethe said. Gulati will join soccer's 25-member ruling body at the FIFA...
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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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