The United States held the World Cup in 1994 while Mexico held it in 1986. The 2026 tournament will be the first hosted by multiple countries since the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. "Morocco 2026 congratulates United 2026 for their victory and we wish them well", the country tweeted via their official campaign account. When it comes down to it, U.S. Soccer has had a lot of bad news on the men's side at least in the a year ago, missing the World Cup here chief among them, but they really did need this to work out.
Hasseltine said Monday that the focus of Baltimore's bid committee would now turn to tying up "any loose ends", from potential practice venues to the creation of green spaces in the city.
The North American proposal had lined up high-profile backers, including soccer star David Beckham, who said that "the World Cup deserves to be in great places", and U.S. President Donald Trump, who combined support for the bid with a veiled threat to those that planned to vote for competing offers. The U.S. getting 60 games, including every game from the quarterfinal onward. So between selling us getting involved, it's also: "What can we set as the footprint to leave a better Baltimore after the event's gone?" Canada has never hosted a men's World Cup, though it was the site of the 2015 Women's World Cup.
"This shouldn't be a geopolitical discussion or decision", U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro said this week, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Canada and the United States did not qualify for the tournament.
When Qatar won the 2022 bid in controversial fashion in 2010, it seemed like having the World Cup return to the United States would be impossible but the 2026 bid was first rate and combining Canada and Mexico was convincing. Achilles' oracular credentials rest on his strong performance during the Confederation's Cup that Russian Federation held last summer as a World Cup trial-run, in which he reportedly correctly predicted three out of four games, including the final. He went on to play in all four games for the US National Team in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Canada will officially co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches.
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Shawnigan Lake School has hosted numerous Canadian national team rugby and rowing camps, as well as Vancouver Canucks development camps.
Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo, reporting from NY, said: "While the official name of the bid is United 2026, the three potential host nations are right now anything but united".