Soccer: Factbox on the winning North American bid for the 2026 World Cup

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in.reuters.com—(Reuters) - Factbox on the joint North American bid by the United States, Mexico and Canada that was chosen to host the 2026 World Cup by the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday.

North American bid wins 2026 World Cup with final at MetLife in N.J.. MetLife Stadium in New Jersey will host the 2026 World Cup final Just one day before the 2018 World Cup gets underway in Russia, the FIFA Congress voted to award the United bid of Canada, Mexico, and the United States the 2026 World Cup. The joint North American bid defeated the bid of Morocco 134-65, with one vote for "None of the bids". Seventeen sites across the United States will host, including Philadelphia and East Rutherford, NJ, which will host the 2026...