Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced a bill Tuesday that would prevent the federal government from providing funding for the 2026 FIFA World Cup until the United States Soccer Federation agrees to equal pay for its men's and women's national teams.
"No federal funds may be appropriated or otherwise made available to provide support for the 2026 World Cup, including support for a host city, a participating State or local agency, the United States Soccer Federation, the Confederation of North,...
Australia has held discussions with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, Football Federation Australia said on Thursday.
"Football Federation Australia confirms it has held discussions with the Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) about the possibility to jointly bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup," the FFA said in a statement emailed to Reuters.
"An Indonesia-Australia joint bid was also discussed at last week's ASEAN Football Federation Council Meeting in Laos."