Blatter invites Obama to World Cup in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter has invited President Barack Obama to next year's World Cup in South Africa.

Blatter says: "Obama has said: 'If I can, I will come.'"

The United States has reached the semifinals of the Confederations Cup and will face Spain on Wednesday at Bloemfontein. The team is also on the verge of qualifying for next year's World Cup, which runs from June 11-July 11.

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