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    USA/canada and Mexico win rights to host 2026 world cup

    Excellent news. 60 of 80 matches will be in the USA. All quarter finals and onwards in USA.
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    Really was a no brainer, my guess is fifa still wanted to give the rights to someone else but they can't ignore the potential $$$

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    85% illegals at every game too which is sickening


    USA will not even be in it

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    85% illegals at every game too which is sickening


    USA will not even be in it
    Lol host nations are in automatically
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post


    USA will not even be in it


    Maybe JJ not but not sure any of us really care.

    Saw a guy wearing an interesting t-shirt last week in Orlando that was Cleary taking a shot at soccer.

    It had a soccer ball X'ed out, and underneath had NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB Logos which then read:

    USA

    REAL Sports For REAL Athletes

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    How good would America be in soccer if the best athletes was playing the sport?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ikid2groove415 View Post
    How good would America be in soccer if the best athletes was playing the sport?


    They would dominate it without question.

    Can you imagine guys with the size & quickness who also run 4.4 40's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post

    Lol host nations are in automatically
    Wonder if that means all 3 teams get auto qualification.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    Wonder if that means all 3 teams get auto qualification.


    Optional is Rugby more popular than Soccer in Austraila?

    Australia seems kinda like the US in which if they focused more on only one vs the other they would be toward tops in the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hman View Post
    They would dominate it without question.

    Can you imagine guys with the size & quickness who also run 4.4 40's?
    No doubt- basketball is a perfect example ? Most countries cant even beat our college teams-

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    Wonder if that means all 3 teams get auto qualification.
    Good question but with 48 teams in I say yes
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hman View Post



    Optional is Rugby more popular than Soccer in Austraila?

    Australia seems kinda like the US in which if they focused more on only one vs the other they would be toward tops in the world.
    Yes.

    But all 4 football codes are popular. Aussie Rules is the biggest. Rugby League and Rugby Union and then Soccer. All the best players go to Europe to play whilst the best stay here for the others.

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    This is a good idea. Have multiple countries host. Olympics take note

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    how did canada get a look in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by daneblazer View Post
    This is a good idea. Have multiple countries host. Olympics take note
    Only make sense - all 3 countries is line up geography -

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    Canada qualified once in 1986 - without scoring.

    have the world cup guys..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ikid2groove415 View Post
    Only make sense - all 3 countries is line up geography -

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post
    Good question but with 48 teams in I say yes
    They should launch a single team and call it NAFTA.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Grivas_Digeni View Post

    Just to piss off Trump

    FIFA told Obama to FUKK OFF (remember)

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-s...6B14PK20101202


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    Quote Originally Posted by cashin81 View Post
    Canada qualified once in 1986 - without scoring.

    have the world cup guys..
    FIFA looking more at joint bids. That's what they mentioned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    FIFA told Obama to FUKK OFF (remember)

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-s...6B14PK20101202


    Trump wins again
    Actually the USA was going to get 2022 but it was rigged for Qatar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post

    Actually the USA was going to get 2022 but it was rigged for Qatar.


    Russians ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ikid2groove415 View Post
    How good would America be in soccer if the best athletes was playing the sport?
    Thats a bullshit exscuse you Americans use every 4 years.

    You have a population of 330 million
    Holland only has 17 million peeps.
    So after you subtract a few million athletes who play the 4 major sports (which is really 3 because hockey isnt that popular), you should be left with millions of other athletes who could take up soccer.

    We have gone to 3 world cup finals with just a pop. of 17 million, the best you guys have done is 1 QF

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esco View Post
    Thats a bullshit exscuse you Americans use every 4 years.

    You have a population of 330 million
    Holland only has 17 million peeps.
    So after you subtract a few million athletes who play the 4 major sports (which is really 3 because hockey isnt that popular), you should be left with millions of other athletes who could take up soccer.

    We have gone to 3 world cup finals with just a pop. of 17 million, the best you guys have done is 1 QF
    All our best athletes playing basketball/football - FACT

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    Quote Originally Posted by ikid2groove415 View Post
    All our best athletes playing basketball/football - FACT
    Yes, but with a population of 330 million people you should have plenty of athletes left for pro soccer after you subtract the NFL,NHL,NBA and MLB athletes.

    Also, not all our best Dutch athletes play soccer, many go into speed-skating, tennis, field-hockey, kickboxing, MMA...etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esco View Post
    Yes, but with a population of 330 million people you should have plenty of athletes left for pro soccer after you subtract the NFL,NHL,NBA and MLB athletes.

    Also, not all our best Dutch athletes play soccer, many go into speed-skating, tennis, field-hockey, kickboxing, MMA...etc
    Well you dont see many black American brothers playing soccer? - Thats where the best athletes are

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    usa canada and mexico are all in automatically

    good chance you have a match nearby if 60/80 are in usa
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    Quote Originally Posted by ikid2groove415 View Post
    Well you don’t see many black American brothers playing soccer? - That’s where the best athletes are
    Best athletes in MLB, NBA and NFL =/= best athletes in soccer. Soccer is highly technical, just because you're good at NBA doesnt mean you'd automatically be good at soccer assuming you had chosen an MLS career instead.

    Also, no African country has ever made it past the semifinals, and the African continent has a population of over 1 billion.

    I have no doubt the US would be a lot better at world cups if it was your national sport, but to say you'd be a powerhouse is a bit premature

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    I liked this news. It was pretty cool when the World Cup was in the US in 1994, assuming one lived near one of the cities hosting the games. I'm no more than a casual soccer guy, but Los Angeles had a good vibe with a great many games in the Rose Bowl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esco View Post
    Best athletes in MLB, NBA and NFL =/= best athletes in soccer. Soccer is highly technical, just because you're good at NBA doesnt mean you'd automatically be good at soccer assuming you had chosen an MLS career instead.

    Also, no African country has ever made it past the semifinals, and the African continent has a population of over 1 billion.

    I have no doubt the US would be a lot better at world cups if it was your national sport, but to say you'd be a powerhouse is a bit premature
    Not taking anything away from the very impressive results of the Dutch in sports. The "leftover" athletes that play soccer here are playing against who? It's not competitive, we don't have programs, etc. If kids inclined to play soccer were sent to other countries where it was the main sport, they would develop. Here, you don't get laid playing soccer. Until that changes, of course we will never produce good teams. Any more than the Dutch will produce a basketball team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esco View Post
    Thats a bullshit exscuse you Americans use every 4 years.

    You have a population of 330 million
    Holland only has 17 million peeps.
    So after you subtract a few million athletes who play the 4 major sports (which is really 3 because hockey isnt that popular), you should be left with millions of other athletes who could take up soccer.

    We have gone to 3 world cup finals with just a pop. of 17 million, the best you guys have done is 1 QF
    Isnt Holland mostly well knowing for legalize drugs and prostitution?

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    Population not the point esco.

    If that was the case Chinese win every world cup
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    Quote Originally Posted by Esco View Post
    Best athletes in MLB, NBA and NFL =/= best athletes in soccer. Soccer is highly technical, just because you're good at NBA doesnt mean you'd automatically be good at soccer assuming you had chosen an MLS career instead.

    Also, no African country has ever made it past the semifinals, and the African continent has a population of over 1 billion.

    I have no doubt the US would be a lot better at world cups if it was your national sport, but to say you'd be a powerhouse is a bit premature
    They are Africans? Not African Americans fella- get it right? Coming from a white men- the black brothers in America is just gifted with the athletic ability that a white men cant do

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post
    Population not the point esco.

    If that was the case Chinese win every world cup
    Population + genetics are IMO the 2 biggest factors:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sports_Gene



    Quote Originally Posted by ikid2groove415 View Post
    They are Africans? Not African Americans fella- get it right? Coming from a white men- the black brothers in America is just gifted with the athletic ability that a white men cant do
    Right, and what continent do those African-Americans stem from??

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