A joint bid by 3 countries namely USA, Mexico and Canada won over Morocco’s bid to host the FIFA World Cup 2026.
The 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups have already been sanctioned to Russia and Qatar respectively.
The 3 countries joint proposal got 134 votes from FIFA member nations as compared to Morocco who got 64 votes.
With 48 teams taking part in 80 matches, this upcoming mega event will be the biggest World Cup in the world of football.
The following video shows the bid winners of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026.
Social media erupted after this decision was announced and this is how they reacted.
The US last hosted a World Cup in 1994. With Canada and Mexico in 2026, they’ll host one again. pic.twitter.com/ZgIWm33HPa
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) 13 June 2018
Good news this morning: The 2026 FIFA World Cup is coming to Canada, the US and Mexico. Congratulations to everyone who worked hard on this bid – it’s going to be a great tournament! 🇨🇦🇲🇽🇺🇸 #United2026
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) 13 June 2018
As it’s announced Mexico and the US will jointly host the 2026 World Cup, there are concerns that free kicks will be far too difficult: pic.twitter.com/PZtPLfE3gA
— Have I Got News For You (@haveigotnews) 13 June 2018
The United States will host the World Cup in 2026. That gives Americans 8 more years to start caring about soccer.
— Fake SportsCenter (@FakeSportsCentr) 13 June 2018
2026 world cup time to start saving for tickets 🤠
— (⌐□_□) ᴅᴀᴠɪᴅ (@ginosauce91) 13 June 2018
I’m already stressed about getting tickets to the 2026 World Cup
— Danica Gomes (@DanicaMGomes) 13 June 2018
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) 13 June 2018
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