At the meeting of the FIFA Congress in Moscow decided the venue of the world Cup in 2026.
The joint bid of Canada, Mexico and the US for the world championship was competing with Morocco. In North America voted by 134 members of the national federations (including Ukraine), which accounted for 67% of the total number of votes.
For the first time in 22 years at the world Cup will be several owners. The last time FIFA has made a joint tournament in 2002 in Japan and South Korea.
Canada, Mexico and the United States will take a historic world Cup. For the first time in the history of football in the final stage of the world Cup will play 48 teams. The decision was taken in January 2017.
Canada, Mexico and the United States together successfully adopted 13 international tournaments under the auspices of FIFA, including three world Championships (1970, 1986 and 1994).
Canada world Cup 2026 host cities will make the largest megalopolises of the country – Montreal, Edmonton and Toronto. In Mexico, the matches of the world championship will be held in Mexico city, Monterrey and Guadalajara. Finally, the US is ready to take the world Cup in Los Angeles, new York, Washington, Houston and other major cities.
The 2018 world Cup kicks off on 14 June. The 2022 tournament would take place in Qatar.