Pep Guardiola's men will travel to North London to face a Gunners side who will have a point to prove after a disappointing season and will perform under the leadership of new manager Unai Emery for the first time competitively.
Just to add to the complexity, there was a third option for all voters: neither Morocco or United and we would have had to start a new bidding process. "There is nothing that needs to be built to bring the World Cup to Boston, and that is really important". Then, the 211 Federation Internationale de Football Association member nations, aside from Canada, Mexico, USA, and Morocco, voted. As part of the rehabilitation process, FIFA allowed every nation to vote on the 2026 location, whereas the prior process allowed the input of only the federation's major players.
That, along with the promise of major revenues from North American sponsors and television networks, was appealing to Federation Internationale de Football Association, an organization that has been beset by global corruption scandals, concerns over exorbitant costs related to previous tournaments, and allegations of widespread labor and human rights abuses around the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The United States was defeated in the final round of voting to determine the 2022 World Cup host.
Canada will officially co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches.
Revolution and Patriots owner Robert Kraft is the honorary chairman of the board of the United Bid Committee, a position that Bilello insisted does not give Gillette Stadium an inside track to one of the coveted spots. The United States will play the biggest role in the bid, with 10 of the 16 host cities being in America.
Prince Salman good-heartedly accepted the offer and the pair then returned to watch the game. Its Midwestern location is also seen as a potential lure, given that none of the other potential sites are within a seven-hour drive of Kansas City.
The 2026 tournament will look very different than it due to its expansion. If you don't have cable you can stream it via Hulu with Live TV, or fuboTV.
Best finish: Group stage in all three. The Revs first home game was on April 27, 1996.
While Trump has been feuding with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over tariffs and policy after the G-7 meeting and with Mexican leaders about his proposed border wall, the heads of state are not heavily involved in this World Cup bid.