The 68th FIFA Congress will determine the site of the 2026 tournament, selecting from a joint North American bid submitted by Canada, the United States and Mexico, or a bid from Morocco.

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. Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington are all possible locations for USA games, with Canada's taking place in Edmonton, Montreal, and Toronto, and Mexico's potential host cities being Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Monterrey.

Russian Federation vs Saudi Arabia kicks off the World Cup on Thursday as the footballing world convenes on Moscow.

"They have at their disposal not only the financial resources but, more importantly, the policing and security resources to make sure we do that well", he said.

And given that the 2026 tournament will be the first to host 48 teams-16 more than traditionally, infrastructure was a crucial factor.

The United 2026 bid is led by the U.S. and they will provide at least 10 of the 16 host cities for the tournament.

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The city is working with the Edmonton Eskimos and other community groups on a master plan to upgrade Commonwealth Stadium.

The 2026 FIFA World Cup is coming to North America. There is also no National Football League stadium within Portland that could be used.

Vancouver will watch from the sidelines after the B.C. government, citing concerns over the possible costs of being a host city, was unable to come to terms with the bid committee. We've landed a World Cup.

It may still be eight years away, but the expectation of seeing Canada co-hosting, and actually playing in, a men's World Cup is already palpable.

Schmidt, who has played professionally in Frankfurt, Germany, for four years, believes Edmonton is well-positioned to co-host the worldwide soccer event. "If given the opportunity, I know they will welcome you".

The North American bid got 17 low-risk and three medium assessments when it comes to organizing costs, government support as well as human rights and labour standards. "They don't. We have to make them think about Toronto".


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