The FIFA World Cup will return to the United States after 1994, and to Mexico after 1970 and 1986, but only partially, as the bids of the three countries – the USA, Mexico and Canada – won the right to host the 2026 World Cup. Representatives of FIFA member states decided in Organization conference in Moscow. This will be the second edition of the World Cup, after Japan and South Korea in 2002, not to be organized by a single country.
The American tripartite bid was ahead of Morocco, which tried to arrange for the fifth time, as the joint bid received 67 percent of the votes, so they won the ranking by two-thirds, winning the vote by a majority of 134-65.
For the first time in World Cup history, 48 teams will compete in the 2026 tournament, increasing the current number of 32 teams by one and a half times.
16 cities are included in the joint application, but this has not yet been finalized, and the actual locations will be selected from among 23 candidates. Canada will be represented in Montreal, Edmondon and Toronto, Mexico will be represented in Mexico City, Monterrey and Guadalajara, and the 17 US locations will be Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Dallas, Kansas City, Denver, Houston, Baltimore and Atlanta. Philadelphia, Nashville, Seattle, San Francisco, Boston, Cincinnati, Miami and Orlando. All of the planned American stadiums are primarily American football stadiums, and are being used in the NFL and College Football League.
Due to the field being expanded to 48 teams, the 2026 World Cup will consist of 80 matches and last 34 days. The United States will host 60 of the 80 matches.
Qatar will host the 2022 tournament.
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