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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Canada, US & Mexico won the joint bid to host the World Cup 2026.

Canada, US & Mexico won the joint bid to host the World Cup 2026.

 The  23rd edition of World's Biggest Sports Gala, Canada, United States & Mexico has jointly won the bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. This FIFA tournament will be held in 16 various host cities.

FIFA World Cup 2026, Canada, US & Mexico host countries, held in 16 host cities.

The total of 200 countries have participated in the 2026 World Cup bidding process, consequently, 134 countries have agreed in the favor of Canada, US & Mexico, as well 65 against this, in Favor of Morroco.

World Cup is approaching in North Americ after the 1994 World Cup.

Lastly, Mexico has hosted the World Cup in 1970 & 1986, the United States in 1994, while Canada has hosted the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015.

The 1994 World Cup in the US, had the Highest Average Attendance in All FIFA tournaments.

It is the first time in FIFA history, the FIFA will stage the tournament in three countries at one time

48 Teams, 80 Matches, in 2026 tournament, how the Strategy will Run.?

There are total 48 teams in the FIFA World Cup 2026, among them, 80 matches will be played at 16 different tournament venues. 10 cities out of 16 will be in the United State, remaining will be held in Canada & Mexico.

The distance between the most northern host city (Edmonton) and the most southern (Mexico City) is almost 3,000 miles, which compares to 1,900 miles at this month's tournament in Russia 2018.

The World Cup 2026 final will be held at the 84,953-capacity MetLife Stadium, which is home to NFL sides the New York Giants and the New York Jets.

What US Soccer says:

"Football is the only victor. We are all united in football," US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro said.

"Thank you so, so much for this incredible honour. Thank you for entrusting us with this privilege."

The 'United' World Cup will generate $14bn (£10.3bn) in revenue and make an $11bn (£8.1bn) profit for Fifa, says Cordeiro.

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