Sunil Gulati slams US Soccer narrative in scathing speech amid upcoming election

Sunil Gulati slams US Soccer narrative in scathing speech amid upcoming election

01-Feb-2018 22:53:10 | Yahoo Sports

Asked to speak at the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame dinner in Philadelphia, outgoing U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati spent 17 minutes absolutely slamming a number of presidential candidates and those critical of the organization in the wake of missing the 2018 World Cup. “The facts don’t get changed by calling people names, or saying they’re not competent, or having trucks outside,” Gulati said. The overall tone of his speech centered around the idea that things in US Soccer were trending upwards for many years until one loss, referencing the loss to Trinidad & Tobago that eliminated the United States from World Cup contention, seemed to change the entire discussion.

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