After Failing To Get Rose, ABC Confirms Eric Wynalda To Be Next "Candidate"

After failing to get a rose from Sunil Gulati during the US Soccer Federation presidential election, fan favorite Eric Wynalda was confirmed by American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) to be the next Candidate on the hit television show The Candidate.

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"We think Eric will be a great contestant on The Candidate," stated Channing Dungey, executive VP of drama. "We know that many people connected with him during his time on the USSF Election and we feel like he will be a great asset for us on the new season."

Dungey confirmed that Wynalda will be interviewing for a number of different federation positions throughout sports as he tries to find the right position that will allow him to implement change.

"Eric will be going on interviews with the US Ski Federation, the US Luge Federation, US Figure Skating, and 12 other federation candidates. It will be a passion fueled enterprise that will allow him to work to change these federations for the better."

Fans are asked to look out for the Hot Tub Confessional when the clothes come off and the conversation becomes sensual.

You won't want to miss a second of the action when The Candidate premieres MONDAY, MAY 22 9|8c on ABC.