Sport Former FIFA VP called the USMNT’s World Cup failure ‘the happiest day of my life’

21:11  12 october  2017
21:11  12 october  2017 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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When Trinidad and Tobago shockingly ended the USMNT ’ s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup , Warner could not have been happier . In a radio interview, he called the U.S. failure the happiest day of his life and wanted to party. He said via ESPNFC

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The former CONCACAF president was arrested on corruption charges in 2015 when the U.S. Department of Justice charged 16 FIFA officials as a result of an investigation into the corruption throughout international soccer. Warner, who is from Trinidad and Tobago, spent a night in jail and still faces charges. He famously cited an Onion article in his defense against the United States.

To the surprise of no one, Warner still isn't a fan of the U.S.

When Trinidad and Tobago shockingly ended the USMNT's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup, Warner could not have been happier. In a radio interview, he called the U.S. failure the happiest day of his life and wanted to party.

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In the wake of the USMNT ' s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup , controversial former FIFA vice president Jack Warner told reporters, "Nobody in CONCACAF likes the U.S

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He said via ESPNFC:

"I have not been in better spirits. This is the happiest day of my life. It [the win] couldn't have given me greater joy."

Warner, who is battling extradition to the U.S., continued to say:

"Knowing that this has happened I wanted to go out and party as they partied last September when a judge ruled against me. I wanted to party. This was my personal feeling".

And he predicted this was the start of the end of U.S. soccer as we know it.

"They will continue to undermine [the World Cup in] Qatar for 2022, but they will not succeed. As far as I am concerned this is the beginning of the end for U.S. football. Nobody in CONCACAF likes the U.S."

Trinidad and Tobago were winless in nine straight matches before shocking the USMNT.

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