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:   For The Win

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

  Former FIFA VP called the USMNT’s World Cup failure ‘the happiest day of my life’ "I wanted to party."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.

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

The former FIFA executive and vice president of CONCACAF, who was arrested in 2015 on corruption and This is the happiest day of my life ”, Warner told the Trinidad Express. “It (the win) couldn’t have given me great joy.” [ MORE: What does World Cup failure mean for the USMNT ? ]

Former FIFA VP called the USMNT's World Cup failure 'the happiest day of my life'© AP Former FIFA VP called the USMNT's World Cup failure 'the happiest day of my life' It's been a couple years since we last heard from Jack Warner.

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.

Taylor Twellman’s USMNT rant on ‘SportsCenter’ is perfect

  Taylor Twellman’s USMNT rant on ‘SportsCenter’ is perfect The United States men’s national team is not going to the 2018 World Cup after a disastrous 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago, and understandably, the American soccer community is furious. The United States men’s national team is not going to the 2018 World Cup after a disastrous 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago, and understandably, the American soccer community is furious. None more so than former USMNT player and current ESPN soccer analyst Taylor Twellman, who went nuclear on SportsCenter after the game.

Ex- FIFA official Jack Warner says USMNT loss “ happiest day of my life ”. REUTERS/Andrea De Silva. [ MORE: Which managers should replace Arena with USMNT ? ] As far as the former executive is concerned, it “is the beginning of the end for U. S . football.”

Ex- FIFA official Jack Warner says USMNT loss “ happiest day of my life ”. [ MORE: Which managers should replace Arena with USMNT ? ] As far as the former executive is concerned, it “is the beginning of the end for U. S . football.”

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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