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ASN Morning Read: Hand Over the World Cup

The United States, Mexico, and Canada request that FIFA award the 2026 tournament two years ahead of schedule. Who knows if that will work, but 10 bonus points for the ambition. 
BY Noah Davis Posted
April 12, 2017
8:10 AM
  • "The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has asked FIFA for a decision in June 2018, two years ahead of schedule.In a letter seen by The Associated Press, the soccer federations from the United States, Canada and Mexico asked FIFA to consider their request next month in Bahrain at its annual congress."

  • Tell us how you feel about the tournament.

  • This is fun: "And as of Tuesday morning, I've taken slight leave of my senses, making the decision to use my own personal crystal ball in an effort to divine the future. I've identified a team of 11 guys playing in MLS right now who will make international headlines as World Cup heroes nine years hence."

  • John Brooks and Geoff Cameron are hot, hot, hot.
  • Optimistic Spirit Bolsters NWSL as Season 5 Begins

  • Atlanta United's new training facility looks nice

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