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The United States Will Host The 2026 World Cup. This Is Miami's Big Role

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General View of the 68th FIFA Congress after the announcement of the host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup went to United 2026 bid (Canada-Mexico-USA) at Moscow's Expocentre on June 13, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

The 2026 World Cup is coming to the United States — and Miami is expected to be one of the venues.

The United Bid of Canada, Mexico, and the United States on Wednesday morning was selected to host the 2026 World Cup by the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow. For the first time in history, FIFA's Member Associations were given the opportunity to vote on the host for the tournament. They did so by a vote of 134 to 65.

The vote, which occurred a day before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, is also the first time three nations have been selected to co-host a Cup and the first time it will be played in North America since the United States hosted in 1994.

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald