Thanks & Answer

Thanks for the kind words about the baby!  I will be back with a full series of posts next week.  For now, here is the trivia answer.

On November 19, 1987, President Ronald Reagan hosted FIFA President Jao Havelange in Washington D.C. What did the U.S. president want from the FIFA president?

The meeting took place in the Oval Office of the White House with USSF President Warner Fricker.  Reagan made a pitch for FIFA to play the 1994 World Cup in the U.S. Havelange talked about how impressed he had been with the U.S.’s effort for the Olympics three years earlier and eventually supported the U.S. bid.

Excerpt from The First American Soccer Trivia Book by Jamie Clary; Copyright 2007 FreeFalling Graffiti. www.soccerprofessor.com

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