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Brad Pitt Joins USA Bid for World Cup

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Jun. 2 2010, Published 8:27 a.m. ET

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Brad Pitt has joined Spike Lee and other celebrities who are supporting the USA Bid Committee to bring the FIFA World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022.

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“Soccer is a truly global sport and the opportunity to join the effort to have the U.S. host the world’s greatest sporting event again is a great honor,” said Brad, who has joined the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee. “FIFA has set a world standard for using sport as a tool for positive social change and I’m proud to be associated with a United States World Cup Bid that has so ardently adhered to the principles established by FIFA.”

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Other celebs supporting the bid include Penn Badgley, Gavin Rossdale, Gilles Marini, Drew Carey and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

But you can help too!

Sign a petition at GoUSABid.com.

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