This is the first World Cup since 2006 to be hosted in Europe.
Both bids were given a last chance to make their case with 15-minute presentations in front of congress, at the Moscow Expocentre, where the North Americans pledged their tournament would generate an $11 billion profit, while Morocco said theirs would make $5 billion.
Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal are the three Canadian cities designated to possibly host games in the 2026 tournament, which is expanding to include 48 countries, up from the current 32-team format.
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It also legitimized Kim, critics charged, feting a regime which stands accused of widespread human rights abuses. After the day of meetings, Trump said that the two had a "special bond" and that Kim was a "very talented man".
The North American bid was in better shape to host the World Cup.
Among the foreign leaders who are expected to come to Russian Federation for the World Cup are Abkhaz President Raul Khajimba, Azerbaijani President Ilkham Aliyev, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri, Moldovan President Igor Dodon, Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela, Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez, Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Tajik President Emomalii Rahmon, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and South Ossetian President Anatoly Bibilov.
Morocco lost again with its fifth bid campaign in the past 30 years, including to the USA for the 1994 World Cup.
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But the US President's Boeing 747 is a far cry from Kim's aircraft, a Soviet-made Ilyushin-62 which wags have dubbed Air Force Un. The comment was reminiscent of the height of brinkmanship in August, when fears of an armed clash soared amid Mr.
But who are the best players that will be at the 2018 World Cup? Chinese sponsors have filled the gaps left after a number of long-term Fifa backers, including Johnson & Johnson, Castrol and Continental, ended their association with soccer's global governing body in the wake of the corruption scandal in May 2015.
At the end of its technical meeting ahead of the World Cup finals which gets underway this week in Russia, FIFA announced that changes will be made to the way that the world rankings of worldwide teams are calculated, switching to a method that add or subtracts points from a country's total rather than averaging them over a multi-year period.
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