Far from impeding a World Cup bid, souring diplomatic relations between the OSRS gold United States and Mexico emboldened those country's soccer leaders to find common ground through pursuing one of the biggest events in sports.The U.S. could have gone it alone trying to host the 2026 World Cup, but it is seeking goodwill from FIFA and its neighbors by joining forces with Mexico and Canada."
Especially with what's going on in the world today, we believe this is a hugely positive signal and symbol of what we can do together in unifying people," U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said at Monday's bid launch, «especially in our three countries.
Victor Montagliani, left, President of the Canadian Soccer Association, Sunil Gulati, center, President of the United States Soccer Federation, and Decio de Maria, President of the Mexican Football Federation, show their unified bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup, Monday, April 10, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Gulati didn't directly mention.
President Donald Trump in that particular remark, but the more benefit impact of the policies of the fledging administration on a World Cup bid involving feuding neighbors was a constant theme during the event atop the Freedom Tower in lower Manhattan.Trump has derided Mexico as a source of rapists and criminals, and vowed to build a wall on the border.