Football’s governing body has awarded the 2026 World Cup to a joint hosting bid by Canada, Mexico and the United States.
FIFA member countries voted 134-65 in favor of the three-nation group over runner-up Morocco.
President Donald Trump praised the selection for the 2026 World Cup.
The U.S., together with Mexico and Canada, just got the World Cup. Congratulations – a great deal of hard work!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 13, 2018
The 2018 World Cup begins Thursday with host Russia playing Saudi Arabia.
The 2022 tournament will take place in Qatar.