Arsenal fan Luol Deng backs the World Cup bid

06 October 2009

Basketball superstar Luol Deng has joined the growing chorus of British sporting greats to back England’s 2018 World Cup Bid. The Chicago Bulls captain, a self-confessed Arsenal fanatic, was speaking ahead of Tuesday night’s NBA Europe Live game against the Utah Jazz at London’s O2 Arena. Deng follows fellow sporting icons Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Manchester United legend David Beckham and England’s Ashes heroes in backing England's 2018 World Cup Bid. In order to follow Deng’s lead and bring the World Cup back to England for the first time since 1966, text ‘Back the Bid’ to 62018 or log on to

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