White House Statement on the Selection of the United States as the Host Country for the 1994 World Cup Soccer Tournament

 

July 5, 1988

 

The President is very pleased by the selection of the United States as the host country for the 1994 World Cup Soccer matches. The United States stands ready to support the 1994 World Cup tournament and to help make it a great success, one which advances the sport not only here but around the world. The President welcomes the tournament to the United States and on behalf of all Americans extends his appreciation to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for bestowing the United States with the honor of hosting this special event.