In World Cup Contest, England Loses to Russia, US to Qatar

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In Zurich yesterday, Britain's presentation was made by soccer star David Beckham, Prime Minister David Cameron and Prince William. The US was represented by Bill Clinton and Morgan Freeman. But today, the US and Britain today got kicked in the knees by Russia and Qatar, for the world's largest sporting event for 2018 and 2022. The president of FIFA, world soccer's governing body, announced, "We go to new lands." Jeré Longman is a sports reporter  for the New York Times and author of The Girls of Summer: The US Women's Soccer Team and How It Changed the World.

Credits

Guest:
Jere Longman - Sports Reporter, New York Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner