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November 23, 2010 at 11:56 AM

Sounders FC and Seattle Sports Commission to host viewing party for World Cup announcement on Dec. 2

Here’s the release:

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2022 FIFA World Cup Announcement Viewing Party

WHAT: The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) and the Sounders FC are hosting a World Cup Announcement Viewing Party on December 2, 2010 to watch FIFA announce their host nation selections for both the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The United States is competing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Australia, Japan, Korea Republic and Qatar to be the host nation. If the United States is chosen, Seattle will be one of 18 U.S. finalist cities in the United States’ bid vying to bring a World Cup match to their city. This is one of the most important announcements in U.S. Soccer history.

WHO: Special guests scheduled to appear include Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi Schmid, Owner and General Manager Adrian Hanauer and 1990 World Cup player Chris Henderson.

WHEN: Thursday, December 2, 2010

6:30 AM – 8:30 AM (PT)

Announcement: 7:00 AM (PT)

WHERE: FX McRory’s (419 Occidental South, Seattle, WA 98104)

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