Nashville leaders react to news of North America's 2026 World Cup

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Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington are all possible locations for US games, with Canada's taking place in Edmonton, Montreal, and Toronto, and Mexico's potential host cities being Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Monterrey.

Montreal city Coun. Rosannie Filato, who is responsible for sports and recreation, said the city implemented an action plan in 2016 to host worldwide sporting events and is investing in transit systems.

Tory said the city's share of the cost will cover things like fan expos and transportation issues. He expects the adjustments to the infrastructure to be modest, but it is something that was assumed when the city got on board with the bid.

"The hurdle we need to overcome is provincial support", Iveson said. "It isn't a problem".

"It's huge for our country as a whole". I have an idea of how they play.

The 2026 FIFA World Cup is coming to North America. But FIFA President Gianni Infantino suggested the split of games could change.

British Columbia's government is standing by a decision that will leave the province on the sidelines when the World Cup comes to Canada in 2026.

The other Canadian cities included on the list are Toronto and Edmonton.

Just to add to the complexity, there was a third option for all voters: neither Morocco or United and we would have had to start a new bidding process.

To prepare for the 2015 Women's World Cup, the stadium got new locker rooms, which are now used by visiting CFL teams, Jevne said.

"The onus will be on the powers-that-be to make sure the money and attention flows to those underserved communities, the money trickles down and is invested in the right ways". His involvement so far adds up to phone calls, letters and meetings with Federation Internationale de Football Association officials to sell them on Toronto.

At the moment, he has no concrete estimate on the returns he expects the World Cup will bring to the city.

The joint North American bid was considered a heavy favorite from the outset and earned high marks from FIFA's bid evaluators because it will, in theory, require less construction and lower costs than the Moroccan bid, which carried an estimated price tag above $15 billion. "If we could put the question of the province's support behind us, then we can make sure that we check all the other boxes and make it to the final 16".

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