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Five reasons to love the WC bidding

Updated: December 1, 2010, 12:45 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

Poor FIFA, getting a ton of bad press these days. Heck, it only wants to give the 2018 and 2022 World Cup to the best, most reliable bidders.

Sepp Blatter and his humble boys probably need a pick-me-up a day shy of the vote in Zurich, so it's time to oblige.

Here are five reasons the bidding process turned out to be great.

1. Transparency

Who cares if the public isn't allowed to witness how the 22 executive members vote? Do we really want to see ...

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