The United States, Canada and Mexico have won their joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup, beating Morocco by over 60 votes.
FIFA member nations voted today for the bids and the ‘United 2026’ bid won with 134 votes as compared to Morocco’s 65.
The biggest World Cup ever, the 2026 tournament will feature 48 teams, while 80 matches will be played over 34 days.
US Soccer President, Carlos Cordeiro said they are honoured to be hosting the soccer extravaganza.
Both Mexico (1970 and 1986) and the United States (1994) have previously hosted World Cups, while Canada only staged the Women’s World Cup in 2015.