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These moves have been unofficial for some time with FIFA reportedly just dropping them from consideration and pushing the 2018 World Cup to Europe, but today they’ve been made official – probably with some heavy pushing from FIFA.

Nothing’s really changed but the names on the bid committee: World Cup 2018 has always been heading to Europe, while 2022 will go either Asia (including Australia) or the US.The news reads as such:

FIFA says the United States has pulled out of the bidding race for the 2018 World Cup to focus on getting hosting rights in 2022.

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Over the course of the last ninety years of professional football, there has not been a more storied franchise than that of the Green Bay Packers. Born in 1919, the team was the brainchild of Curly Lambeau. He, along with his partner George Calhoun, had first gotten the idea to form a professional team while they were talking on the corner of a street in Green Bay. After getting Lambeau’s Indian Packing Company employers to agree to pay for the team’s initial uniforms, the Packers began to play. After a false start in acquiring an NFL franchise in 1921,… Continue reading

 

Over the course of the last ninety years of professional football, there has not been a more storied franchise than that of the Green Bay Packers. Born in 1919, the team was the brainchild of Curly Lambeau. He, along with his partner George Calhoun, had first gotten the idea to form a professional team while they were talking on the corner of a street in Green Bay. After getting Lambeau’s Indian Packing Company employers to agree to pay for the team’s initial uniforms, the Packers began to play. After a false start in acquiring an NFL franchise in 1921,… Continue reading

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