2026 World Cup Awarded To North America
After a long-awaited vote result is Moscow, Russia today, FIFA announced the the joint bid of the United States, Mexico and Canada won the right ot host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the globe's biggest sporting event.
North America's bid beat out Morocco.
200 ballots were cast by national soccer federations around the globe at FIFA's annual congress, with North America receiving 134 votes, more than doubling that of Morocco.
The U.S. will host 60 of the 80 scheduled games, with Mexico and Canada hosting 10 games each.
MetLife stadium in New Jersey, home of the NFL's New York Giants and Jets, will host the 2026 World Cup Championship Final.
The U.S. last hosted a World Cup in 1994.