Mr Trump tweeted his approval on Wednesday in a rare show of unity with Canada and Mexico.
Since the US first hosted the World Cup in 1994 (Denver wasn't one of the host cities), it has been in France, South Korea and Japan (joint-bid), Germany, South Africa and Brazil, with the RussiaWorld Cup beginning on Thursday.
Anxious that rivals might try to turn the vote into a referendum on Trump, who is deeply unpopular in many parts of the world, organizers of the North American bid took pains to dissociate their efforts from politics. In addition, the United bid projected to bring in $14 billion, double that of Morocco.
They even highlighted restrictions on weapons in Morocco in an apparent dig at gun crime in the United States and Mexico. Canadian officials have said they will push to have games played in all three of their host cities.
The tournament kicks off Friday on Fox. Julen Lopetegui, national coach of one of the hot favourites, Spain, was sacked on Wednesday for agreeing to join Real Madrid without telling his employers. "We feel obliged to take this decision".
Fouzi Lekjaa, president of the Moroccan Royal Football Federation, noted Africa has only ever hosted the World Cup once.
The final North American host cities could be announced as late as 2021, according to the statement. Iran was the only country that did not back either.
The 2026 award is also a victory for many of FIFA's corporate partners, which will have the advantage of more teams and the world's biggest media market.
That includes U.S. Sen.
The FIFA World Cup of soccer is coming to Montreal in 2026 and Olympic Stadium is going to finally get the retractable roof it didn't have for the 1976 Olympics.
The United States also bid for the 2022 World Cup, and had been favorite to host that tournament, but lost out to the tiny Gulf state of Qatar at FIFA's congress in 2010. The United Bid offers FIFA and its 211 Member Associations unity, certainty, and opportunity as they prepare to host the largest FIFA World CupTM in history, which will be expanded to a 48‐team format.
Putin called Infantino a, "fighter" in hard times for FIFA and praised his commitment in fighting politics in football and corruption as well. "But when I was five years old, a country called Canada welcomed us in", he told the Congress.
Trump and Kim shook hands and posed for photos before their almost 40-minute one-on-one conversation behind closed doors. But he's taking the high road when it comes to the US president's ongoing trash talk against Canada.
As the clock ticked down to the vote, two rebels stood up to say they were satisfied with what the government had offered them. While the clip may breach parliamentary protocol, Bardell said she was willing to risk it for the sake of democracy.
The 32-year-old Spaniard is also vying for his 17th major trophy, which would move him within three of Roger Federer . He saved three break points in his first service game but a wayward backhand ensured Nadal took the fourth.
Recent talks between Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes and Real's top-brass haven't helped bring an agreement and the talisman's decision is "irreversible" unlike a year ago , Diario Record, a Portugal daily, has claimed.
Trump has come under scrutiny from ethics watchdogs who have accused the president of using his office to promote his properties. Trump and Kushner aren't the only White House staffers raking in the millions, however.
Amazon announced that Amazon Prime members who order Whole Foods online can expect delivery within two hours - for free. With the expansion, Whole Foods deliveries through Prime Now are available in 14 cities nationwide.
Given that Neymar is only 26, it's not really far-fetched to imagine him reaching Ronaldo's 62 and Pele's 77 to set a record. Under Tite , Brazil have regained the swagger that has been missing from recent World Cup squads.
For the next 12 weeks, Domino's is inviting customers to nominate their local area for a grant on pavingforpizza.com. Towns that are selected by the company will receive funds to help fix roads "so pizzas make it home safely".
For those who want to be first to download the new game, you'll need to log into the Switch store at the time mentioned above. The game's battle royale mode, which has taken the world by storm, will now be playable on the Nintendo hybrid console.
Trump himself was cagey at first, hinting to reporters that negotiations would be ongoing when it came to denuclearization. Mr Trump had said on Saturday he would know within a minute of meeting Mr Kim whether he would reach a deal.