He totally means it.
On Monday, reporters convened on top of the Freedom Tower in New York City to listen to an announcement by Sunil Gulati, the president of the U.S. Soccer federation; Victor Montagliani, president of the Canadian Soccer Association; and Decio De Maria, president of the Mexico federation.
The North American powerhouse trio was there to announce its joint bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup.
This raised some eyebrows, because the United States currently has a President who is trying to build a wall along the Mexican border, and launched his successful campaign by calling Mexicans rapist and drug dealers.
Gulati came to Freedom Tower prepared to stomp out all doubts, though.
“We have the full support of the United States government in this project,” Gulati said, as reported by Bryan Armen Graham of The Guardian.
Gulati, worried that might not be specific enough, continued.
“The president of the United States is fully supportive and encouraged us to have this joint bid,” he stressed.
Sure, but could it be possible that Donald Trump merely missed…
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