Miami could be hosting some World Cup 2026 soccer games

14 Juin, 2018, 07:19 | Auteur: Therese Cote
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After the Men's National Team failed to reach this summer's tournament, which kicks off Thursday in Russian Federation, the United Bid (a cooperative between the U.S., Mexico and Canada) won the right to host the 2026 World Cup.

"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".

Before the joint bid was conceived, FIFA President Gianni Infantino warned that Trump's efforts to ban immigrants and refugees from several Muslim-majority countries could derail American efforts to host the World Cup, and there had been speculation that the president's subsequent actions ― including his rhetoric about immigrants from Latin American countries and his belittling of African nations and Haiti as "shithole countries" ― could cost the North American bid crucial votes.

The joint bid won 134 votes (67%) out of the 203 entitled to vote with Morocco bagging 65 (33%) when voting took place in Moscow on Wednesday, a day ahead of the Russia World Cup 2018. I have an idea of how they play.

It's estimated to cost each city between $30 and $50 million to host 2026 games.

As a player nothing could possibly beat playing in front of your own fans in your own country at the World Cup and I hope our players of the future will be fortunate enough to experience this.

There will also be significant costs associated with security for the event, but Tory said the city is counting on the partnerships with other governments to make that happen.

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Lenarduzzi said with or without Vancouver, co-hosting the event will be an important step for Canada's growing soccer community, which he said is undergoing a renaissance.

Baltimore and M&T Bank Stadium fared well in FIFA's assessment of potential game venues, and the city is considered the favorite to host the World Cup Team Workshop, which brings together delegations from all 48 competing nations for a pretournament introduction to the World Cup's organization. We've landed a World Cup.

Alphonso Davies, the soft-spoken 17-year-old who has turned heads ever since he joined the professional ranks two years ago, was selected to represent Canada on the podium as the North American bid made its final push. Canadian officials say they will push to keep all three of their host cities. Both the United States and Canada failed to qualify for this year's World Cup.

Before the United States hosted the World Cup in 1994, the sport was in a far different and inferior position. "They don't. We have to make them think about Toronto".

Just to add to the complexity, there was a third option for all voters: neither Morocco or United and we would have had to start a new bidding process.

Meaning even if you know nothing at all about the game, the sport, the event, you can still sound like an absolute expert by confidently telling your friends that the victor will definitely be one of those who've either been there and done it or won it before.

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