United States, Canada and Mexico awarded 2026 World Cup

Rex Christensen
June 15, 2018

The North American proposal is referred to as United 2026, as it bested a rival Moroccan bid, 134 votes to 65.

Carlos Codeiro, US Soccer President said; "Thank you so, so much for this incredible honour". Thank you for entrusting us with this privilege. Even if Trump wins re-election, his presidency would end before the 2026 World Cup.

Morocco lost out to the triple bid of the United States, Canada, and Mexico on Wednesday.

Mexico will host only 10 matches of the 80 to be played in the expanded tournament with matches played at the historic Estadio Azteca in Mexico City and attractive, modern facilities in Monterrey's Estadio BBVA Bancomer and Chivas de Guadalajara's Estadio Akron.

The Green Falcons earned their first World Cup berth since 2006 by going undefeated during AFC World Cup qualifying, but have stumbled through pre-tournament friendly action, going 3-1-5 including losses in their past three games to Italy, Peru, and Germany.

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Canada will officially co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches. Eleven African countries among them South Africa, failed to vote for the Morocco bid. Using several factors, the AI simulated this year's World Cup 100,000 times and came to its conclusions.

The U.S. proposed staging 60 out of the 80 games in 2026, when 16 teams will be added to the tournament, leaving Canada and Mexico with ten fixtures each.

Nonetheless, the African nation was still able to pledge a profit of Dollars 5 billion, which was double the amount that Federation Internationale de Football Association made from Brazil 2014.

But fear not, for that endurance test was followed in 1990 by one of the most astonishing games in World Cup history, Cameroon's 1-0 victory over holders Argentina at San Siro by virtue of Francois Omam-Biyik's victor and such extraordinary reckless tackling and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm that left several world champions sporting saucer-sized bruises and two Cameroon players with red cards.

"The love of football unites the world in one team, independent of language or ideology", the Russian president stated during his speech, as reported by Sputnik news agency.

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