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Old Posted Mar 13, 2018, 9:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Groundhog View Post

Now if the North American joint bid for the World Cup comes through and we host some later matches, that's another story.
That will happen. It just sucks that we have to have Canada and Mexico riding our coat tails. That joint bid is so unnecessary - all it does is make athletes and fans have to travel farther than if it were just here. I get that they want to open it up to Canada and Mexico, neither of which could host the modern WC without building / renovating stadiums (Mexico hosted once before but before contemporary stadium standards existed.)
It also dilutes our chances of getting a late match, but we'll almost certainly get *something*. at least some knock out round matches.
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