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2026 World Cup: USA, Canada and Mexico submit joint-bid to host tournament with Morocco also in the running

The three Central American countries are hoping to win bragging rights when FIFA make a decision about the tournament on June 13

Canada, Mexico and the USA have officially submitted their joint bid to host the World Cup in 2026.

A decision will be made by FIFA on June 13, with Morocco also in the running.

Countries have submitted their World Cup bids for 2026

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Countries have submitted their World Cup bids for 2026

US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro tweeted: “The United Bid of Canada, Mexico and the USA to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup has been submitted!


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“Our message to the world: with 23 world-class stadiums and 150 training sites already built and operating, we are ready to host! #United2026.”

He added in a joint-letter with the other hosts: “We believe that our three nations offer the only bid that can deliver the certainty that’s needed.”

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said: “There were no other bids. Only these two.

Canada, Mexico and the US have submitted a joint bid

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Canada, Mexico and the US have submitted a joint bid

“Today the FIFA council looked at the different timelines and stages at what has been done and what is going to be done in the coming weeks.

“And we adopted and approved the regulations governing the voting for the World Cup at congress.”

The 2018 World Cup will be hosted in Russia and managers are currently preparing to make their final squad announcement soon.


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In the meantime, there are international friendlies on the horizon, with England facing the Netherlands followed by Italy.

A decision will be made on June 13 as Mexico and its neighbours look to beat Morocco

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A decision will be made on June 13 as Mexico and its neighbours look to beat Morocco

The USA hosted the World Cup in 1994

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The USA hosted the World Cup in 1994

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