The 2026 tournament will be the first hosted by multiple countries since the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea.
But Morocco, bidding for a fifth time, had closed the gap on "United 2026" to the point that nobody in Moscow wanted to make a public prediction ahead of the vote at the FIFA Congress, where 207 member associations, minus the four bidding nations, cast ballots.
World Cup matches won't come to Jacksonville in 2026, but the First Coast could still receive an impact from FIFA's vote Wednesday to award hosting rights to the United Bid of the United States, Canada and Mexico.
"It's fantastic that Canada will help host the 2026 FIFA World Cup with the United States of America and Mexico, and if there is an opportunity for Vancouver to be a part of it or support Canada Soccer's efforts and legacy we welcome that", he said in a written statement.
"FIFA could not provide a basic level of certainty on some major unknowns that put our city and taxpayers at risk".
Filato said the city estimates the financial return from hosting World Cup games will be around $200 million.
Although it would be the first tournament to be hosted by three nations, the vast majority of games will be held in the US.
"We believe strongly that this decision will be made on its merits", Cordeiro, the bid leader, told reporters.
In the closing days before the vote, Trump ― who won't be president during the 2026 World Cup, even if he wins re-election in 2020 ― promised that visiting players and fans would not face visa problems around the tournament.
An opening ceremony before the match will feature Will Smith singing Live It Up, the official anthem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Canada hosted the 24-team FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015, as well as the Under-20 World Cup in 2007. Only Brazil opted for Morocco, which may have been a blessing given its recent history of World Cup stewardship.
Fox, Fox Sports and Telemundo Deportes have US broadcast rights to this year's tournament - for which the USA national team failed to qualify - and also for 2026.
Herdman, whose team is now tied with Lebanon at No. 79 in the world rankings, has yet to hear whether the three co-hosts will secure automatic qualification as is the norm.
Italy's new deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, had said the country would not allow the ship to dock in any of its ports. It added that the Aquarius "is still waiting for definitive instructions regarding the port of safety".
But Kudlow probably didn't help the message he was sending to the Canadian leader by once referring to him as "Pierre Trudeau ". The Canadian leader then described as "insulting" Mr Trump's decision to invoke national security to justify tariffs.
The President also clarified that North Korea's human rights record was not discussed during the meeting with Kim Yong-chol. Trump had already confirmed that would be a protracted effort in and of itself, given the size of North Korea's arsenal.
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The raccoon, who was dubbed #mprraccoon , was finally captured after trappers lured it with food on top of the UBS Building in St. The MPR Raccoon, first found by Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tim Nelson , was stuck on a ledge of a nearby building Monday.
His nickname dates back to that time: he went by Ade until Scolari, mixing him up with another youngster, introduced him as Tite . Everyone remembers the 7-1 drubbing in the semifinals, but there were signs pointing toward a defensive meltdown before then.
Meghan also repaid the gesture in kind by allegedly giving Kate an actual friendship bracelet at her own wedding to Prince Harry . The newly-weds will embark on their first major global visit with a four-country tour which will also take in Fiji and Tonga .
Nadal, in an on-court interview, also said he's sure that runner-up Thiem will win the tournament in "the next couple of years". So when I had the chances, I just tried to convert. "I was not able to move the hand, the finger", Nadal said.
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Trump's trade adviser Peter Navarro also lashed out on Sunday at Trudeau's statements, saying they represent "bad faith". But Trudeau later contradicted the president: "We will not, can not sign a trade deal that expires every five years".
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