Bob Ley Quotes ‘The Wire,’ Strengthens Bid to Become Next FIFA President

ESPN’s Bob Ley has been on an absolute tear lately burning soon-to-be former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter.

Last Friday, Ley had a near breakdown discussing FIFA’s agenda during its presidential election, ultimately winning the hearts of soccer fans everywhere by shredding the document live on air:

And comparing their voting election process to a high school election:

"This is basically how you vote for president in an American high school and that's how FIFA does it." – @BobLeyESPN on FIFA voting.

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 29, 2015

Fast-forward to today’s news of Blatter’s resignation, and Ley is at it again, quoting Omar Little from “The Wire”:

Considering Ley’s latest hot streak, it should probably come as no surprise that ESPN inked him to a contract extension. But if the Internet had it their way, Ley would be the next FIFA president:

FIFA to-do list: 1) Change the fields for the women to grass 2) Elect Bob Ley the next president 3) Move 2022 World Cup to anywhere else.

— Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny) June 2, 2015

Do I get a vote for the next FIFA president? If so, it obvi goes to Bob Ley.

— Kevin Fishbain (@kfishbain) June 2, 2015

https://twitter.com/TomFornelli/status/605795515494629376

Bob Ley walks on set, "Look at me. I'm the president now"

— 🎄 Jo Jo Jo 🎄 (@PoeyJost) June 2, 2015

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