Casey Wasserman, whose Wasserman Media Group represents Steven Gerrard, Michael Owen, Andriy Shevchenko and Landon Donovan, has been added to the U.S. bid committee trying to win the right to host the World Cup in 2018 or 2022.
WMG also negotiated the naming rights deal for Arsenal's Emirates Stadium in London.
England, Netherlands-Belgium, Russia, Spain-Portugal, Australia and Japan also are bidding to host both World Cups. Qatar and South Korea are bidding for 2022 only.
FIFA's executive committee will vote on Dec. 2.
Other U.S. board members include former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, boxer Oscar De La Hoya, comedian Drew Carey and director Spike Lee.