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Project Russia: Coutinho Egged and USA 2026 World Cup Joy

11 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

Philippe Coutinho, Neymar and the Brazil squad star in episode two of Project Russia, also featuring a momentous day for U.S. soccer.
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2026 World Cup annoucement is like "rocket fuel" for soccer's popularity in America

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Just one day before the 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia without a U.S. team in play, American soccer fans still had a reason to rejoice. FIFA, world soccer's governing body, announced Wednesday morning that a combined bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico had won the hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup. For TV host, podcaster and one-half of the soccer-obsessed "Men In Blazers," Roger Bennett, the news means soccer may finally become of America's favorite sports. He could not be happier about it. 2018 FIFA World Cup: How to watch every team, every game "Think of the World Cup like a...
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World Cup 2026: US-Mexico-Canada bid chosen as host

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

At a FIFA association member vote in Moscow Wednesday, the joint North American bid won the right to host the 2026 World Cup, comfortably beating rivals Morocco in the vote. It will be the first time the World Cup will be shared by three host nations, but since the unified bid was announced in April 2017 political relationships between the US and its proposed co-hosts have been touchy at times. US President Donald Trump called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "meek and mild" in a tweet over a tariff dispute following a G7 meeting earlier in June, while tariffs imposed on Mexico along...
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Potential 2030 World Cup hosts include Uruguay/Argentina, England

11 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

ESPN's Sam Borden joins Bob Ley to discuss what the 2026 tournament will look like and what kind of an impact it will have on the host nations.
Sebi Salazar is joined by Sam Borden and Gab Marcotti to delve deeper into how the 2026 World Cup bid was won by the United bid.
The United States, Mexico and Canada earned a 134-65 vote win over Morocco to earn the right to host the 2026 World Cup.
MOSCOW - Now that the hosts of the 2026 World Cup have been decided, the race will begin for the honour of staging the centenary tournament in 2030.
Although Argentina and Uruguay have sentiment on...
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Will winning the 2026 World Cup election unite a fractured U.S. Soccer Federation?

11 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

MLS Commissioner Don Garber talks about the 2026 World Cup coming to North America and what it means for soccer in the United States.
Former USMNT player Taylor Twellman feels that the game will grow in popularity by hosting the 2026 World Cup in the United States.
The United States, Mexico and Canada earned a 134-65 vote win over Morocco to earn the right to host the 2026 World Cup.
The World Cup is coming to North America as the United States, Mexico and Canada are confirmed as hosts of the 2026 tournament.
MOSCOW - When the United States men's national team failed to qualify for the...
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The Latest: Infantino, Trump Welcome Success for Joint Bid

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

FIFA President Gianni Infantino walks past North America soccer officials at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set to choose the host or hosts for the 2026 World Cup. The Associated Press MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 3:30 p.m. FIFA President Gianni Infantino calls it "a nice message" that the United States, Canada and Mexico will work together to host the 2026 World Cup. Infantino says after the member...
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Christian Pulisic on Missing World Cup and Being Compared to World's Best Players

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

U.S. soccer star Christian Pulisic looks ahead to the 2022 World Cup and shares what he learned from this past qualification campaign.
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Free-Kick: FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview

11 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

Episode 1
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North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

11 monthes ago   |   By KSL

North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.
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U.S., Mexico, Canada score 2026 World Cup

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

June 13 - The United States, Canada and Mexico were all chosen Wednesday to host the 2026 World Cup, a first for one of the world's premier sporting tournaments. FIFA, international soccer's governing body, voted 134 to 65 to award the month-long tournament to North America's "United Bid." Morocco was the only other bidder. Cuba, Slovenia and Spain abstained from voting, while Iran voted for none of the bids. "The U.S., together with Mexico and Canada, just got the World Cup," President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday. "Congratulations - a great deal of hard work!" The 2026 World Cup will...
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Here's How to Enjoy This Year's U.S.-Less World Cup

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

This dark truth may fill you with an overwhelming sense of astonishment, especially when you consider Iran, Panama, and Iceland are among the teams that did make the cut. What America's absence does mean is there will be no Landon Donovan-inspired moment of last-minute collective ecstasy; no new heroes forged, as when Tim Howard went all Terry Sawchuk on the entire nation of Belgium; no searing moment of epic failure, akin to striker Chris Wondolowski whiffing in the dying embers of a game with a wide-open goal, and a small fortune in future Wheaties-box endorsements, at his mercy. Yes...
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North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament. The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday. The vote by football federations was public, in contrast to secrecy surrounding the ballot by FIFA's elected board members for the 2018 and 2022 hosts, Russia and Qatar, in 2010. The U.S. proposed staging 60 out...
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