USA Bid Committee Names David Downs Executive Director as U.S. Confirms Desire To Host 2018 or 2022 World Cup
Feb. 2, 2009
U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced on Monday afternoon that the U.S. Soccer Federation has officially submitted a declaration of interest to host either the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups, and that David Downs will be the Executive Director of the USA Bid Committee. Downs, who will start immediately, previously served as President of Univision Sports from 2001-2009.