Obama yes to 2010 Cup invitation

US president Barack Obama has accepted an invitation to attend the 2010 World Cup opening ceremony.

US president Barack Obama has accepted an invitation to attend the 2010 World Cup opening ceremony.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter said they were delighted Obama has accepted the invitation. Obama is the first African-American to lead the US, whose national soccer side have made it through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup by beating Egypt 3-0.

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