It marks the first time the World Cup will be held in more than one country since 2002, when South Korea and Japan shared hosting duties.
A joint North American bid led by the United States won an overwhelming majority of the votes to host the FIFA World Cup in 2026, and they have two non-resident Indians (NRIs) to thank for it.
But which cities and stadiums will host games at the tournament is still being determined.
Meanwhile, the U.S. hosted the World Cup previously in 1994 while Mexico hosted it in 1970 and 1986.
Canadian soccer fans celebrated Wednesday after Federation Internationale de Football Association announced the country will co-host the 2026 World Cup, but fans in Vancouver will have to travel to see one of the world's biggest sporting events.
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Bid officials have given bullish financial projections, forecasting a record-breaking multi-billion-dollar profit for the expanded tournament. After controversy surrounded the awarding of the 2018 World Cup to Russian Federation and the 2022 finals in Qatar, the vote was the first to be decided by the FIFA congress.
Venues for the 2026 World Cup, which is slated to be the first WC to feature 48 teams, will be chosen from 23 stadiums that now exist or are already under construction.
"It's fantastic that Canada will help host the 2026 FIFA World Cup with the United States of America and Mexico, and if there is an opportunity for Vancouver to be a part of it or support Canada Soccer's efforts and legacy we welcome that", he said in a written statement.
According to reports, three members of the Brazilian camp were stationed on a nearby roof to look for drones deployed by rival teams but, as it turned out, a security leak came from a source much closer to the team.
Mexico will host the matches in Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Monterrey. Canada and Mexico would each host 10 games apiece. Final logistical details such as host city selection and fixture scheduling will ultimately be settled by Federation Internationale de Football Association.
Dallas's AT&T Stadium and Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium were floated as possible semi-final venues.