North America wins vote to host 2026 World Cup

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If you look at the assets we have in England, in the United Kingdom, some of the best grounds in world football, best training grounds, why not?

In eight years, the US, Mexico and Canada will play host to the largest edition of the tournament to date - 48 teams playing 80 matches across 34 days. The final is set to take place on July 15th. "Other countries can benefit from this excitement".

Frustration has overwhelmed Morocco after the North African kingdom lost its fifth World Cup bid. "It should be based on the merits of the bid". Paul, an octopus, correctly picked the winning football team in 12 out of 14 matches during the 2010 World Cup.

"When they help us fight against corruption, of course, we are pleased", Infantino said.

"That was a very powerful message and that caught on", Cordeiro said at a victory news conference Wednesday. "Isn't that a great thing?"

Under the North America proposal, 60 of the tournament's matches will be held in the USA, including everything from the quarterfinals onwards, while Mexico and Canada will host 10 games each. Victor Montagliani, the Canadian who leads CONCACAF, wants them to take three of the seven guaranteed qualification slots reserved for the region as host.

They are thinking about it, though at the earliest idea stage.

However UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin believes the FA will have a better chance if they team up with another United Kingdom nation. "We are here there is excitement, you can see it", he told reporters. Both the United States and Canada failed to qualify for this year's World Cup.

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Moroccan media reported Thursday on hopes for a repeat bid for 2030 - a sixth attempt in 40 years.

The only real stumbling block on the campaign for the North Americans was concern about the impact of Trump's push for immigration restrictions and a leaked White House outburst about African nations.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has previously said that the two delegations would discuss an agreement on cutting global oil production, which Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are leading, but did not plan to discuss an exit from the deal. "But it's a shame".

Canada has hosted, and paid for, major sports events in the same summer.

Morocco has said it needs to spend nearly $16 billion (£12 billion) on infrastructure while the North American bid's revenue forecast ($14.3bn) far outstrips what Morocco has to offer ($7.2bn).

"If this can be successful, this can be repeated", he said, "in all parts of the world".

A combined bid among the United States, Mexico and Canada won the hosting rights for the 2026 soccer World Cup, bringing the tournament to North America for the first time since the United States hosted it in 1994.

It will be the first time three countries have joined to host the World Cup - previously, South Korea and Japan had jointly hosted the 2002 Cup.

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