U.S., Mexico And Canada Win Bid To Host 2026 World Cup

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Germany, according to Goldman Sachs' prediction, is only the third most likely champion with a 10.7-percent shot at winning the 2018 World Cup.

Titled 'What made Brazil so 2014?' the video perfectly sums up the emotions, dedication, hard work and sweat that went into the FIFA World Cup 2014. Each city named above made it through three cuts based on their commitment on having a World Cup worthy site eight years from today. "And so, I'm throwing my support to Mexico this World Cup", said Alexi Lalas.

The last time they did that was in 1986 - in Mexico.

The following year, burdens and expectations on Neymar were extremely high during Brazil's first ever FIFA World Cup since 1950.

Morocco, which has now lost five bid campaigns, was classy in defeat - congratulating the North American winners.

This was the first World Cup vote since 2010, when two hosts were named and afterwards investigators from the USA and Switzerland unveiled corruption on an unprecedented scale.

The mayors of two of Canada's host cities celebrated the early-morning announcement on Twitter.

Friday declared holiday to mark Eidul-Fitr
Some 276 Bangladeshis died in road accidents during Eid past year , while the number in Indonesia was an eye-watering 740 people. In India, moon was not sighted and the committee announced that the countrywide Eid celebrations will commence on Saturday.

The 2015 Women's World Cup was played on artificial turf, prompting a human rights complaint from a group of elite female players.

The spokesperson said it was "regrettable" that seven Arab nations did not supported Morocco, including close political allies such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Maradona also noted the lack of care for soccer in North America.

The only real stumbling block on the campaign for the North Americans was concern about the impact of Trump's push for immigration restrictions and a leaked White House outburst about African nations. "It's a great day for the game and for all three countries". One FIFA Congress member voted for "neither bid".

FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow, Russia June 13, 2018. "We should have a MLS team already", he said. Federation Internationale de Football Association will also have the final say in the host cities for the 2026 competition, as proposed by the three North American Countries. The US and Canada failed to qualify for the 2018 tournament, but Mexico will have a chance to improve its record.

The North American victory suggests football officials are ready to gather for a World Cup in a country whose government has demonstrated its willingness to jail corrupt sports leaders through undercover investigations.