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USA Today: Predicting the final 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

The 2026 World Cup is coming to North America. After months of speculation and competition with Morocco’s bid, the joint “United 2026” bid of U.S., Canada and Mexico was awarded Wednesday with the hosting rights to the expanded 48-team World Cup in 2026. Upon being awarded with the World Cup, the United 2026 organizing committee unveiled…

This is what the World Cup coming to KC would look like, and why it would be such fun

BY PETE GRATHOFF pgrathoff@kcstar.com June 17, 2018 08:57 AM Updated June 17, 2018 10:04 AM   My dad was never much of a sports fan, but in the interest of connecting with his sportswriter son, he’d attend a game or two each year with me. In 1994, that meant going to a World Cup match…

ESPN: Which venues could host games for 2026 World Cup held in U.S., Mexico and Canada?

With the United bid of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. having emerged victorious in its quest to secure the hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup, attention can now shift — in part — to the host cities that will be selected. The likes of Chicago, which hosted the opening match at the 1994 World…

Learn about the United Bid

Canada, Mexico, and the United States have joined together to deliver a United Bid that offers FIFA and its member associations the power of unity, the promise of certainty, and the potential of extraordinary opportunity – for the EVENT, the GAME, the FANS, and the WORLD.