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World Cup 2026: USA, Mexico And Canada Win Host Bid

World Cup 2026: USA, Mexico And Canada Win Host Bid

For the first time since 1994, North America will play host to the world's biggest festival after the joint bid of United States, Canada and Mexico won the hosting rights for the 2026's FIFA World Cup.
Morocco, which was the only challenger to the bid of the three nations managed to garner 65 votes against the winners' 134.
The president of the United States Donald Trump had earlier on asked the nations it supports in various ways to support its bid when the voting happens. They seemingly heeded the call.
The three nations have promised record breaking profits of $11 billion for FIFA, crowds like never seen before among other incentives.
 For the first time in the history of the tournament, it will be hosted by three countries, and will have 48 teams participating, up from the 32 that will participate this year in Russia. For the first time also, the vote was decided by FIFA's entire membership.
Out of all the 80 matches expected to be played in 2026, 60 matches will be played in the United States. Canada and Mexico will each host 10 matches respectively.

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