>> They may not be on the best of terms at the moment.>> We also will not be pushed around.>> But hopefully they'll have resolved their differences by 2026 because that's when Canada, Mexico and the United States will jointly host the FIFA world cup. On the eve of this year's Russian hosted tournament, world soccer governing body FIFA gathered in Moscow to pick the host for eight years time.
And despite the Trump, Trudeau spat and fears that the tri-nation trade agreement NAFTA could collapse.>> Canada, Mexico and USA have been selected.>> The North America bid emerged the winner.>> To host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.>> This winning bid comes at a low point of diplomatic relationships between the United States, Mexico and Canada, with Trump recently having insulted the Canadian Prime Minister over tweets.
And the long standing fight with the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto over the funding of a border wall that's supposed to divide Mexico and the United States. So the level of trust between the three leaders is not that we're gonna have them celebrate tonight that they got the bid approved.
However, the people that are really working for this have worked for it long before Trump came into power. And the World Cup will come to the US and Mexico and Canada after Trump leaves office, even if he's reelected. And it's the US that will host host the majority of the games.
60 competitors, 10 apiece for Canada and Mexico with the final held at the Metlife stadium in New Jersey. The 2026 World Cup would be the first time that 48 countries are going to be part of it. We have 32 now in Russia. So there's going to be a lot more people from a lot different places coming to the US and Canada and Mexico.
Coming to the US lately has faced stringent visa requirements, but President Trump has already said that it's going to be more lenient to people wanting to come to enjoy the World Cup here.>> The US previously hosted the World Cup in 1994, Mexico in 1970 and 1986. Canada has never hosted a men's World Cup.