Pele: Pan Am Games could hurt Brazil's Cup chances

April 25, 2007
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Pele warned Wednesday that a disastrous Pan American Games could hurt Brazil's chances of hosting the 2014 World Cup.

"Everybody expects things to go well, but from what I hear it's not looking good right now," Pele told reporters. "It would be bad for Brazil's image, especially when it's trying to host the 2014 World Cup."

Brazil is the sole candidate to host the 2014 soccer competition, which is set for South America because of FIFA's continental ...

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