Carlos Cordeiro

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Carlos Cordeiro
President of the United States Soccer Federation
Assumed office
February 10, 2018
Preceded bySunil Gulati
Vice President of United States Soccer Federation
In office
2016–2018
Personal details
Born1956 (age 61–62)
Bombay, India
NationalityAmerican
Alma materHarvard University
Harvard Business School

Carlos Cordeiro (born 1956) is an American soccer administrator who is currently the president of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). On February 10, 2018, Cordeiro won the first contested election for the USSF presidency since 1998.[1]

Biography[edit]

Cordeiro was born to a Colombian mother and father of Indo-Portuguese descent [2] in Bombay. He moved to Miami, Florida at the age of 15 and is a graduate of Harvard University. Prior to joining the USSF in 2007 as an Independent Director, Cordeiro was a partner at Goldman Sachs and an independent director at BHP Billiton.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CARLOS CORDEIRO ELECTED AS 32ND U.S. SOCCER PRESIDENT". US Soccer Federation. February 10, 2018. Retrieved February 10, 2018.
  2. ^ "The next President of U.S. Soccer just might be a Hispanic immigrant from Miami Beach". miamiherald. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
  3. ^ Baxter, Kevin (February 10, 2018). "For Carlos Cordeiro, the real work starts after winning U.S. Soccer presidency". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 10, 2018.
Preceded by
Sunil Gulati
President of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF)
2018–present
Incumbent