The hosts for both World Cups were announced by the FIFA Executive Committee on 2 December 2010. Russia was selected to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup, making it the first time that the World Cup will be hosted in Eastern Europe and making it the biggest country geographically to host the World Cup.
In 2002, for the first and possibly the last time the event was hosted by two countries, Japan and South Korea. The winning hosts for 2018 and 2022 were announced on 2 December 2010, with the winners Russia and Qatar.
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In 2018, Trump then warned the countries that intended to support the Morocco bid to host the 2026 World Cup, tweeting: "The US has put together a STRONG bid w/ Canada & Mexico for the 2026 World Cup. It would be a shame if countries that we always support were to lobby against the U.S. bid.
Getty Images. With the United States, Mexico and Canada set to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup together, the world’s most popular sporting event is entering a new era. Never before have hosting duties for the tournament been spread among three nations.
From countries with great history in the sport and big population such as England, Germany and Brazil to others with few achievements at international level (e.g. Switzerland, South Africa and even Qatar in 2022), total attendance of all 836 matches is approximately 37 million.