The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

Fans arrive prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Argentina at Beira Rio Stadium

With 2026 FIFA World Cup awarded to North American bid, Baltimore moves closer to soccer's biggest stage

It's a time of celebration for local soccer fans.

The plan is that Canada and Mexico would each host 10 matches, while 60 matches would be played in the United States.

The U.S. men's national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, but American soccer just received a massive boost: On the eve of the sport's biggest spectacle, FIFA members voted to award the 2026 World Cup jointly to the United States, Mexico and Canada.

There will also be significant costs associated with security for the event, but Tory said the city is counting on the partnerships with other governments to make that happen.

While Trump has been feuding with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over tariffs and policy after the G-7 meeting, and with Mexican leaders about his proposed border wall, the heads of state are not heavily involved in this World Cup bid. "Commonwealth is an unbelievable stadium, I love playing there".

Here's a closer look at what each location has to offer.

The home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United is a candidate to be a semifinal site as well. Cities are expected to benefit from a $170-million windfall if they end up staging three or four FIFA World Cup games.

With that said, BMO Field's capacity is much smaller than the other two.

"There's a tremendous amount of ancillary events that go on around the World Cup", said Rick Catlett, president and chief executive officer of Gator Bowl Sports.

A security guard stands outside Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

Deimos Imaging has captured satellite images of these stadiums.

To cut down on travel, the US -led bid proposed having teams play all their games in the same regional areas.

So Morocco concentrated its pitch on the country's undisputed passion for football, the notion that Africa deserves another World Cup after South Africa 2010, its far more compact offering and Euro-friendly time zone.

That's something that will need to be corrected, but there's precedent of getting natural grass into the stadium in the past. Their efforts paid off. Thirty-three of 46 AFC member nations voted for the United Bid on Wednesday, with one member (Iran) not voting for either bid.

North America is optimistically promising to deliver $14 billion in revenue helped, while the tournament won't require major construction work required on the 16 planned stadiums, all of which already exist.

"It just made a lot of sense to accommodate and expand a tournament have all three countries host and really kind of spread the football love all around North America", Shanks added.

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