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North America wins vote to host 2026 World Cup

One year ago   |   By Politico

MOSCOW - North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament. The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday. The vote by football federations was public, in contrast to secrecy surrounding the ballot by FIFA's elected board members for the 2018 and 2022 hosts, Russia and Qatar, in 2010. The U.S. proposed staging...
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2026 World Cup is awarded to North America

One year ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

The alliance of United States, Mexico and Canada was awarded the 2026 World Cup by FIFA this morning, bringing the premier event in international sports back to the U.S. after a 32-year absence. FIFA member delegations, voting Wednesday during their 68th Congress in Moscow, chose the so-called...
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United States, Canada and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup

United States, Canada and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup

One year ago   |   By WBALTV

A joint North American bid has been chosen as hosts of the 2026 World Cup, following a FIFA association member vote in Moscow Wednesday.
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