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ASN Morning Read: Lalas' Very Hot Take On 2026

A decade out, the 45-year-old national team legend is hyping the United States as a potential host for the 2026 World Cup ahead of the FIFA Congress in Mexico City: "It's not even a battle, it's nothing."
BY Jesse Yomtov Posted
May 13, 2016
8:00 AM
  • Alexi Lalas is very firm in his belief that the United States should host the 2026 World Cup: "It's not even a battle, it's nothing: it has to be in the United States. Nobody will do it better, it will make the most money in the history of World Cups, it will be coming to a culture that loves soccer and it just makes all the sense in the world."

  • Marlon Fossey’s international debut came in the U-19s’ Slovakia Cup victory, and the 17-year-old right back now has his sights set on the U-20 World Cup, as well as an appearance for Fulham’s first team.

  • Leander Schaerlaeckens lays out his Copa America roster. Who’s on yours?

  • A new poll shows 68 percent of Americans think the U.S women’s team should be paid the same as the men’s national team. Meanwhile, only 14 percent polled consider themselves fan of Major League Soccer.

  • This is the best:

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