Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with FIFA President Blatter

The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with FIFA President Blatter

Vice President Biden met with FIFA President Blatter this morning in Johannesburg.  They discussed the excitement surrounding the 2010 World Cup and its host country South Africa.  They talked about the importance of soccer globally; the passion and growing fan base in the United States for the sport; and the game's power to bring communities and nations together.