Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday endorsed Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup over the joint bid from the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Blatter, who is banned from any role in global football for financial misconduct, issued his backing for the event to return to Africa, where he still has support after championing South Africa's bid to host in 2010.
Referencing the joint bid from the North American countries, Blatter tweeted: "World Cup 2026: Co-Hosting rejected by FIFA...
Documents released by the U.S. Soccer Federation show a healthy financial picture, but also reveal that former U.S. men's national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann remained the federation's highest-paid employee for the 2017 fiscal year, while women's national team counterpart Jill Ellis made less than a 10th of what Klinsmann made.
The USSF released its Form 990 for the 2017 fiscal year, which ran from April 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. Klinsmann was fired from his post in November 2016 after...
LONDON -- A ban on voters publicly endorsing any 2026 World Cup bid has been lifted by FIFA in the face of criticism from football officials.
The governing body last month ordered officials not to openly discuss the merits of either the joint Northern American bid, featuring the United States, Canada and Mexico, or the rival bid from Morocco.
It led to Confederation of African Football President Ahmad to express frustration at being restricted from backing his continent's bid.