Brad Pitt joins committee to bring World Cup to U.S. in 2018 or 2022


Brad Pitt, Super Man. He helps out in New Orleans, he raises money for Haiti earthquake victims. Now he's rallying for the World Cup (that's soccer, or "footie") to be hosted by the U.S. in 2018 or 2022.

The USA Bid Committee announced Wednesday, June 2 that Pitt will be joining their efforts. "Soccer is a truly global sport and the opportunity to join the effort to have the U.S. host the world's greatest sporting event again is a great honor," Pitt said in a statement.