Residents of New York City were thrilled to hear that the US, Canada and Mexico were selected to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup with a joint bid, Wednesday. Local resident Giovanni said that such a tournament would be a great opportunity for the growth of football in the US. «Anything that come to the US is a good thing,» said Alexis, another local resident. «Like most Americans now, everybody... Еще's getting familiar with soccer. We wasn't before, but now everybody's following a trend, everybody has a team.» «I think it's a good thing to come to America, the final. We need some. It's a big event, it's a big sport. Especially when they have it in the Bronx, the Yankee stadium,» he added.