U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

Katie Ramirez
June 14, 2018

Morocco have congratulated the United States of America, Canada and Mexico for winning the united bid to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup.

Cobi Jones, who played in the 1994, 1998 and 2002 World Cups - watched the bid in a NY office with former teammate Brian McBride, U.S. Soccer CEO Dan Flynn and U.S. National Team GM Earnie Stewart.

Gimenez hopes Miami-Dade will be able to host some of the World Cup 2026 games designated to the United States during the semifinals and benefit economically. Sen.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins Thursday with hosts Russian Federation squaring off against Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the tournament. Players who are now 12-18 are now presented with the massive opportunity of representing their country on the biggest stage in the world, and, thanks to a much more reserved announcement several weeks back, they now have several more pathways to work toward doing just that.

The 2026 World Cup will also be the first to include 48 teams. Hasseltine said. "We want to make sure the legacy lives forever and lives long beyond the games' being here".

Although it would be the first tournament to be hosted by three nations, the vast majority of games will be held in the US. Not to speak of the over 7 billion people in all continents of the globe, who are following this great football event on their TV screens, Saudi Press Agency said Wednesday.

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Tory pointed to the city's recent experience hosting the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in 2015 and the Invictus Games in 2017 as blueprints for making the proper arrangements for the World Cup, though he expects the 2026 tournament to be narrower in scope than the Pan Am Games, given the tournament will be confined to a single principle venue, BMO Field, and a few smaller sites for practices. Canadian officials say they will push to keep all three of their host cities.

"What can really be the legacy, whether we host matches or are just involved with this in some other grand scheme, that can make sure that Baltimore and the state of Maryland have maximized the potential of being a part of the World Cup?".

The Olympic Stadium, as well as 10 of the other stadiums being considered across North America, have artificial surfaces. Jones helped the fledgling MLS in 1996, and said this World Cup can have even more impact. "But when I was five years old, a country called Canada welcomed us in", he told delegates at the FIFA Congress in Moscow.

Meaning even if you know nothing at all about the game, the sport, the event, you can still sound like an absolute expert by confidently telling your friends that the victor will definitely be one of those who've either been there and done it or won it before.

Chief among those is US President Donald Trump, whose "America First" approach might score well with his electoral base but may have made the United bid's task harder than it could ever have imagined.

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