US, Mexico, Canada join to launch 2026 World Cup bid


(CNN)The United States, Mexico and Canada are joining together and will enter a bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The announcement was made Monday afternoon in a press conference hosted by the federations of the three countries at One World Observatory in New York. 2018 World Cup: Is Russia ready to host $10B tournament?The bid also comes at a time while the current US president, Donald Trump, has implemented an aggressive stance on immigration enforcement and wants to build a wall at the US-Mexico border. FIFA, soccer's governing body, is expected to name the host for 2026 in May 2020, which is the final year of Trump's first presidential term. Because of US presidential term limits, Trump would not be in office in 2026. "From a social perspective, it's a positive. This is a symbol of what we can do to unify people. " - @sunilgulati on unified 🇨🇦🇺🇸🇲🇽 bid.

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