The United States, Canada and Mexico will host the 2026 football World Cup. Their bid beat Morocco's in a vote at the FIFA Congress in Moscow. It comes at a time when relations between the three countries have hit new lows.
During ongoing discussions about reworking the NAFTA free trade pact, Robert Lighthizer has said that he expects a breakthrough in the coming days, though his Mexican counterpart has urged more flexibility for a deal.
FIFA is set to decide which country or countries will host the 2026 World Cup: the United States, Canada and Mexico – or Morocco. Could a tweet by the US president swing the vote in Morocco's favor?
Morocco has failed in its effort to secure hosting rights for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The country's bid team argued the tournament would bring an economic windfall, but how long-lasting would those benefits have been?
Members of world football's governing body FIFA have voted to award the right to host the 2026 World Cup to the United States, Mexico and Canada. The North Americans beat out a competing bid from Morocco.
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