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L.A. keen on World Cup choice

Updated: December 2, 2010, 12:10 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

David Simon can't remember exactly where he was the last time the United States learned FIFA had awarded it the World Cup.

"Honestly, I can't remember how we officially heard," said Simon, the president of the Los Angeles Sports Council and a member of the U.S. bid for the 1994 tournament.

"I think they might have wired something to us."

That was 1988.

Fast-forward to this week, when FIFA's vote on the sites that will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is being covered as ...

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