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North America to host 2026 World Cup

WINNING BID: North America will host the 2026 World Cup

NORTH AMERICA will host the 2026 World Cup after beating Morocco.

The joint North American bid, brought by the United States, Canada and Mexico, was favourite to win the hosting opportunity.

The winning bid received 134 votes compared to Morocco’s 65 votes. There was also one vote for “none of the bids”.

The United 2026 bid team have described the news as a dream come true.

The result of the vote by FIFA was announced at the FIFA Congress in Moscow this morning.

Concerns had been raised about the impact that President Donald Trump’s visa restrictions would have on those hoping to visit the US for the tournament.

Trump has said that his visa policies will not have impede on people travelling to the country for the World Cup.

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