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Soccer World Cup 2026: matches in Toronto and Vancouver, Edmonton out

TORONTO – The city of Toronto has been chosen as one of the 16 sites for the 2026 World Cup to be held in Canada, USA and Mexico: Fifa announced it yesterday, at the end of a long selection among 22 candidate cities. Vancouver is the only other Canadian city chosen to host the games. Edmonton, included on the list of potential sites, didn’t make it. 

After all, the slice of the “cake” reserved for Canada was small: only 10 of the 80 games scheduled. Ten (10) were also reserved for Mexico, while the United States took the lion’s share with 60 games that will be played in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami, New York / New Jersey. Monterrey, Guadalajara and Mexico City are the cities chosen for Mexico. (more…)

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Soccer, Covid-19 notwithstanding, the money keeps rolling in

When considering the world’s wealthiest sports teams, soccer clubs draw in big money. In 2020, the combined value among the top 10 giants was about $36.5 Billion USD, according to the Forbes list of the world’s richest soccer clubs.

So as not to offend any Juventus fans, Italy’s most valuable club appears on the list at number eleven, with a market value worth nearly $2 B. The collective value of these top-ranking clubs is closer to $38 B. In terms of annual revenue, this list of top money-generating clubs amount to $6.6 B. (more…)

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