Soccer-Infantino says soccer to be top U.S. sport by 2026 World Cup

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By Amy Tennery NEW YORK (Reuters) -FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he expects soccer to be the biggest sport in North America in time for the 2026 World Cup as the host cities for the tournament in the United States, Canada and Mexico were announced on Thursday. World soccer governing body FIFA announced the 16 cities – 11 in the United States, three in Mexico and two in Canada – that were successful from the 22 bids put forward in a special event at the Rockefeller Center in New York. However, there was no indication where the opening game or the final would be played. “By 2026 soccer or…

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