Canada, Mexico and USA to host 2026 World Cup

first_imgCanada, Mexico and the United States have won their combined bid to host the 2026 World Cup.The ‘United Bid’ beat Morocco in the final stage of voting at the FIFA congress in Moscow on Wednesday, with 67 per cent of the 203 votes cast. misery Paul Pogba buys France World Cup winners specially designed rings The world will unite in North America! #United2026 has officially won the right to host the @FIFAWorldCup! |— United 2026 (@united2026) June 13, 2018This was the first World Cup vote since 2010, with FIFA promising a “more open and transparent” vote after the 2018 and 2022 tournaments were controversially awarded to Russia and Qatar.The 2018 tournament kicks off in Russia on Thursday.US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro told the FIFA Congress: “It’s a bit emotional for us today.“Thank you so, so very much for this incredible honour. Thank you for entrusting us with the privilege of hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2026.“The beautiful game transcends borders and cultures. Football today is the only victor.“And in that spirit we wish all Russian hosts and all the teams competing here the very best of luck.”The FA was among the first to congratulate the United bid, which earned its vote. Dele Alli reveals pre-match rituals and lucky charms he has before matches Olivier Giroud confirms N’Golo Kante is the nicest man in football Fallon d’Floor Southgate makes young England fan’s day by replying to his letter A reminder to Liverpool fans about the very comical threat Neymar offers SUPERSTITION Good times You’re the one NO JOY diamond geezer CONFIRMED134 votes for @United202665 votes for @Morocco2026_EN1 vote for ‘None of the bids’2026 @FIFAWorldCup will be hosted by @united2026 🏆⚽️— FIFA Media (@fifamedia) June 13, 2018 A FA spokesperson said: “We congratulate the USA, Canada and Mexico on winning the bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Both bids were of a very high quality and we welcome the fact that the bidding process was both open and transparent.“We cast our vote for the United bid as we believe the independent technical assessment made its advantages very clear. However, it is important to note that both bids were deemed to have met the hosting requirements and a tournament in Morocco, close to Europe and in a country that loves football, had a great deal for English football fans to be excited about.“We are confident that the USA, Canada and Mexico will put on a fantastic event and we look forward to the tournament in 2026.” Why does Luis Suarez kiss his wrist when he celebrates a goal? Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny admits he didn’t want France to win World Cup ‘It could have been me’ – Allardyce admits World Cup was tough to watch Learn the words for England’s catchy Gareth Southgate song World Cup latest on Watch every goal England scored at the 2018 World Cup Shy guy It’s the first time three nations will co-host the tournament.It is also the FIFTH time Morocco have been overlooked as a World Cup host.The United States and Mexico have both already hosted World Cups – Mexico twice in 1970 and 1986, and USA in 1994 – while Canada staged the Women’s World Cup in 2015.Their bid featured 16 host cities, with ten in the US, three in Mexico and three in Canada. Pure class LU BEAUTY 1last_img

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