"We'll get the team performing and we'll qualify if we have to", John Herdman told CTV's Your Morning Wednesday, just about an hour after the announcement that the joint bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States had beaten Morocco to host the 48-team tournament.
The North American proposal had lined up high-profile backers, including soccer star David Beckham, who said that "the World Cup deserves to be in great places", and U.S. President Donald Trump, who combined support for the bid with a veiled threat to those that planned to vote for competing offers.
The North America bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the vote of the FIFA Congress in Moscow which saw one member vote for "neither bid".
"Football is the only victor", US Soccer boss Carlos Cordeiro said, according to BBC.
Russian Federation will host the tournament from June 14 to July 15 in 12 stadiums spread across cities including Moscow, St Petersburg and Sochi. For the first time in history, FIFA's Member Associations were given the opportunity to vote on the host for the tournament.
FIFA's World Cup soccer is coming to Canada, but Vancouver is not among the host cities after B.C. backed out of the bid for the games earlier this year.
The 2026 World Cup will be the first tournament played in the expanded 48-team format, up from the current 32 countries.
Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup, in 1970 and 1986, the USA hosted in 1994.
Canada failed in its lone previous bid - to host the 1986 tournament after Colombia pulled out as host. "Our cities are ready to host today", said John Kristick, executive director of the United Bid Committee.
Although it will be the first tournament to be hosted by three nations, the vast majority of games will be held in the Unites States.
The "United Bid" calls for the U.S.to host 60 matches, including all games from the quarter-finals through to the final.
And when it comes to matters on the field, it's OK to dream of Hershey native Christian Pulisic - or maybe even Media-born Union defender Auston Trusty - playing for the United States in a World Cup at Lincoln Financial Field.
A giant screen displays the logo of Morocco 2026 before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablanca.
"We will use this platform to unite the world around football and help create a new and sustainable blueprint for the future of FIFA World Cups".
Jose Mourinho wants to tie De Gea down to a bumper new deal, but Real Madrid are continuing to show interest. We have a great national team but every game is a battle for us. "Many people have been very unfair to me".
Conservative lawmaker Phillip Lee resigned as a justice minister Tuesday so he could speak out against the policy on Brexit. There could be a confidence motion [in the prime minister] or an early general election".
The tweet in question was posted just ahead of President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. In China , where Twitter is blocked, screenshots of Ivanka's saying circulated on the social media site Weibo.
Johnson will hardly be intimidated by the little-known Putnam, the only legitimate threat if he plays half decently. Johnson has been dominant in multiple aspects of his game this season. "I feel like I'm swinging really well".
Across Europe a total of 774,000 diesel vehicles contain "defeat devices" and Daimler said it would recall them all. Daimler has pledged to work on removing the software and to co-operate with authorities, the ministry said.
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In Infinity War , Doctor Strange sees only one outcome of the Avengers defeating Thanos and gives time stone up to The Mad Titan. They also speculate what would need to happen for it to surpass The Force Awakens globally and Black Panther domestically.
Though they have never come out in open about the same, their comments on each other's social media posts tell a different story. Taking Priyanka as "plus one" most certainly proves that the singer took the actress as his "date" for the wedding.
Protesters this spring called for a United Nations resolution demanding recognition of the country under the name of Macedonia . Athens and Skopje have been racing to agree the outline of a settlement before an European Union summit in late June.
He said that while he was sad to leave the government, he believed many big changes were needed to make the U.K.'s exit a success. The results could also deliver a further blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's authority, which was severely damaged when she.
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