The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

The United bid by Canada Mexico and the United States was awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup

The United bid by Canada Mexico and the United States was awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup

The United States, Mexico and Canada will host soccer's biggest event in 2026.

Canada, United States and Mexico have been awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup after the United bid defeated Morocco by 134 votes to 65 today.

Venues for the 2026 World Cup, which is slated to be the first WC to feature 48 teams, will be chosen from 23 stadiums that now exist or are already under construction.

"We are honored to be a part of the USA bid package, and we believe Nashville has a legitimate shot at hosting a World Cup event". Thank you for entrusting us with the privilege of hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2026.

A successful North American bid would likely also give the Canadian national team an automatic berth into the 2026 tournament.

The United States held the World Cup in 1994 while Mexico held it in 1986. These are the cities that we think will be included as hosts for the 2026 World Cup.

The 2018 tournament kicks off in Russian Federation on Thursday and the 2022 World Cup will be hosted by Qatar.

If we're spitballing, it's hard to imagine the United States being forced to qualify for a World Cup in which it is the predominant host.

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"And in that spirit we wish all Russian hosts and all the teams competing here the very best of luck".

Estimated ticket prices for the potential matches in Kansas City would be $468 for quarter-final games and $609 for the third-place game. Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal are in the running to be among the 16 host cities.

"I'm a proud Canadian citizen and my dream is to one play in the World Cup, maybe even in my hometown of Edmonton", said Davies, whose parents fled the civil war in Liberia.

Jerry Jones' AT&T Stadium has hosted Gold Cup matches and plenty of worldwide friendlies.

Vancouver, which hosted the 2015 Women's World Cup final, will watch from the sidelines after the B.C. government cited concerns over the possible costs of being a host city.

"This shouldn't be a geopolitical discussion or decision", U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro said this week, according to the Los Angeles Times.

When Canada finally gets to that day eight years from now, we'll all be able to point to this year, 2018, as the one that changed everything for Canadian soccer.

Others saw the event as an opportunity to heal North America's frayed relations since U.S. President Donald Trump came to office 18 months ago promising to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico to stem illegal immigration and to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement, known as NAFTA.

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