Wednesday, June 13, 2018

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup: FIFA vote

The United 2026 bid (Canada-Mexico-US)

The United 2026 bid (Canada-Mexico-US) officials Carlos Cordeiro (2nd L), president of the United States Football Association, president of the Mexican Football Association Decio de Maria Serrano (2nd R) and Steve Reed (L), president of the Canadian Soccer Association, react following the announcement that the United States, Mexico and Canada will host the 2026 World Cup during the 68th FIFA Congress at the Expocentre in Moscow on June 13, 2018.  Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP 

Moscow. The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup, beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday.

The North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the vote of the FIFA Congress in Moscow.