Kansas City World Cup Hype Machine Ramps Up Despite Skepticism

Riddle me this . . .

Given that Kansas City small biz didn't really cash in on the NFL Draft .  . .


Actually . . . 

It seems like a horrible idea wherein, yet again, we didn't get to vote on it. 

Here's the more optimistic take . . .

“This is a proud moment for Kansas City,” KC Mayor Quinton Lucas said in a statement.

“World Cup will bring jobs to our residents, generate hundreds of millions of dollars for our region, and will illustrate on a global stage what we’ve known for some time: Kansas City is the soccer capital of America. I can’t wait to welcome the world to Kansas City.”

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