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Los Angeles Named Potential Host City for 2026 World Cup

It's been over two decades, but the World Cup is officially coming back to North America.

The United States, Mexico and Canada joined forces and beat Morocco in a bid to host the 2026 event.

While host cities will be determined by FIFA at a later date, Los Angeles is one of 17 U.S. cities up for the honor.

Others include Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle and Washington, D.C. Mexico and Canada submitted three cities each.

Per the United States Soccer Federation website, 16 host cities are expected to be chosen from the 23, with FIFA deciding the final list in 2020 or 2021.

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