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The U.S. will host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada after Trump eases discrimination fears

One year ago   |   By Think Progress

The United States men's national team infamously failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, which starts this week in Russia. But on Wednesday, FIFA - the sport's international governing body - guaranteed that the U.S. will be an integral part of the future of global soccer when it awarded the 2026 World Cup to the combined North American bid of the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
FIFA's members voted for the United Bid over Morocco's challenge, 134-65.
The men's World Cup hasn't been held in North America since the United States hosted the 1994 competition, though Canada hosted the...
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U.S., Mexico and Canada win joint bid for 2026 World Cup

U.S., Mexico and Canada win joint bid for 2026 World Cup

One year ago   |   By The Washington Post

The president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, announced June 13 that Canada, Mexico and the United States have been selected to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
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Here are the cities that will be hosting the 2026 World Cup

Here are the cities that will be hosting the 2026 World Cup

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

FIFA awarded the 2026 World Cup to the joint bid between the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Of the 80 matches, 60 will be played in the U.S. while Canada and Mexico will each host ten.
Canada and Mexico have already cemented their three host cities while the U.S. has listed 17 cities that will be cut down to 10 to host matches.
North American won a joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup bid on Wednesday.
The 2026 World Cup will be hosted by the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, with the U.S. hosting 60 of the 80 matches. FIFA will expand the number of teams from 32 to 48 nations by that...
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U.S., Mexico and Canada win joint bid for 2026 World Cup; Chicago won't be a host site

One year ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The World Cup is returning to the United States, and this time, Mexico and Canada are along for the wild ride. A North American joint bid won the rights Wednesday to host the 2026 edition of the celebrated soccer tournament, defeating Morocco and bouncing back from an unfathomable U.S. defeat to...
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U.S. Wins the World Cup!

One year ago   |   By Slate

The United States has gotten its first good World Cup news in four years. On Wednesday morning, the United 2026 bid, a joint effort to share the tournament three ways between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, defeated a proposal from Morocco to win the right to host FIFA's international soccer showcase eight years hence.
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