Qatar has been chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. The middle Eastern nation beat out the United States among others for the bid.
My early take on this decision? FIFA can't be serious can it? Qatar was favored for some time by bookmakers and it's clear they knew something. The USA bid for 2022 was the most viable and made the most sense, but FIFA voters went with the highest risk bid.
It's thoroughly devastating news for American soccer because a 2022 World Cup in the United States would have meant a tremendous boost for the game in this country. Perhaps it is even tougher to take considering Qatar seemed like the weakest of the bids.
What do you think of the news? Devastated? Going to boycott 2022? Getting your sun screen ready?
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