Decision nears on 2022 World Cup bid 

December, 1, 2010
12/01/10
2:07
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It's like the ultimate penalty kick. The result will be ecstasy or agony, nothing in between.

This time tomorrow, millions of soccer fans across the United States will either be celebrating the country's winning bid to host the World Cup in 2022, or wondering where it all went wrong.

Luke Cyphers is a former senior writer for ESPN The Magazine.
Doug McIntyre is a staff writer for ESPN The Magazine. He has covered American and international soccer since 2002.

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