The Football Association is understood to be strongly considering a bid to host the World Cup in 2030, and Gill says England should be encouraged by the fact FIFA put so much emphasis on the United bid's financial and technical scores in the bidding process.
The chance to co-host the 2026 World Cup is an opportunity to put Canada on the world stage, politicians said Wednesday after soccer's global governing body voted in favour of a joint North American bid for the event.
The 2026 finals will be the first expanded tournament featuring 48 teams, up from the current 32-team event.
Morocco, which has now failed in five bids to host the FIFA World Cup, said their tournament would make $5 billion.
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Mexico's previous World Cups are widely regarded as two of the best ever, instantly evoking the magic of Pele and the 1970 Brazil team and the genius of Diego Maradona in the 1986 tournament won by Argentina.
If we're spitballing, it's hard to imagine the United States being forced to qualify for a World Cup in which it is the predominant host.
"FIFA could not provide a basic level of certainty on some major unknowns that put our city and taxpayers at risk".
"In the three times that African teams have played in the quarter-finals, we have always lost out narrowly", he told KweséESPN.More news: US Federal Reserve raises interest rates
Patriots and Revs owner Robert Kraft is listed as the honorary chairman of the North American bid, and the Kraft Group launched a nonprofit, Boston 2026, to help advocate for the city (and Gillette Stadium's) inclusion in the World Cup plans.
It would likely open the door to Canada finally returning to the men's world stage - a widely expected scenario as co-host that has yet to be officially confirmed.
Montopoli, speaking for the Canadian portion of the bid, said only that they had the government guarantees they had required.
"There's a tremendous amount of ancillary events that go on around the World Cup", said Rick Catlett, president and chief executive officer of Gator Bowl Sports. Montreal city councillor Rosannie Filato said during a media scrum Wednesday at Centre Nutrilait, the Montreal Impact's training facility, that Montreal will host between three and six games. There will be three hubs in Mexico, three in Canada, and sixteen in the States, all home to National Football League teams. None of the US, Canada or Mexico work all that often with their AFC counterparts, but the United Bid team sensed an opportunity in the region.More news: John Boyega gives ‘rude’ Star Wars fans a piece of his mind
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With the likes of Yahya al-Shehri, Salem al-Dawsari and Abdullah al-Khaibari, Saudi Arabia, however, have players in the middle who can help create a few problems for Russian Federation and prevent the hosts from controlling the game's tempo.More news: United Nations seeks urgent ceasefire to stop UAE assault on Yemeni port