Canada hosted the 24-team FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015, as well as the Under-20 World Cup in 2007.
After considering separate bids for the 2026 World Cup, the federations that govern soccer in Mexico, Canada and the United States made a decision to launch a cooperative effort to host the tournament in April 2017.
North America's "United" bid secured the World Cup hosting rights after a vote by Federation Internationale de Football Association member nations today (June 13).
The United States is slated to stage 60 matches, including every game from the quarter-finals onwards. "Our cities are ready to host today".
"What's changed is that this time the 2026 bids were decided on the floor of the Congress, not in a smoke-filled room where people didn't know whose votes were being traded for what", he said.
Preparation for the World Cup will not require major construction work because the 16 stadiums where matches will be played already exist.
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Bid officials have given bullish financial projections, forecasting a record-breaking multi-billion-dollar profit for the expanded tournament. "I would say, 'Wait a minute, I don't have any relationship.' But they said, 'When you can, president, we'd love our son to be brought back home - you know, the remains". "Football for all", said Cordeiro.
Russian Federation has struggled in friendly competition ahead of the tournament, and is the lowest ranked squad participating in the 2018 World Cup, pegged at No. 70 going into Thursday's matchup at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
The United States was defeated in the final round of voting to determine the 2022 World Cup host.