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United States, Canada, Mexico could form combined league after 2026 World Cup - Liga MX chief

Can a combined North American football league between the U.S., Mexico and Canada even work? The FC panel have their say.
ESPN's Sam Borden joins Bob Ley to discuss what the 2026 tournament will look like and what kind of an impact it will have on the host nations.
Sebi Salazar is joined by Sam Borden and Gab Marcotti to delve deeper into how the 2026 World Cup bid was won by the United bid.
USSF president Carlos Cordeiro feels that hosting the 2026 World Cup will have a positive impact that can help the United States team challenge for the World Cup.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber talks about the 2026 World Cup coming to North America and what it means for soccer in the United States.

A combined North American football league between Canada, Mexico and the United States could be the main legacy of the 2026 World Cup, the president of the Mexican top-flight division Enrique Bonilla said on Wednesday.

The "United 2026" bid -- a combination of the three nations -- beat Morocco in the vote at FIFA's Congress in June to host the first 48-team World Cup. Although the majority of venues are proposed to be in the U.S., it is Mexican teams who have dominated on the continent, winning...

Barcelona forward Ballou Tabla commits to Canada over Ivory Coast

Barcelona forward Ballou Tabla has committed to represent Canada after months of deliberating over his international allegiance.

Ballou, 19, was born in the Ivory Coast but moved to Montreal when he was eight years old and has represented Canada up to U20 level.

However, close links to the country of his birth, as well as his friendship with Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba, who he met at the Montreal Impact, meant Canada Soccer had to work hard to get him to commit.

Speaking to ESPN FC in March,...


Jozy Altidore hopes Alphonso Davies can be role model for black players

Alphonso Davies, fresh off sealing a move to Bayern Munich, returned to the Vancouver lineup with two goals and two assists in a win over Minnesota.
Shaka Hislop and Janusz Michallik delve deeper into Bayern's acquisition of Alphonso Davies and what the club needs to do to ensure he continues to flourish.

U.S. striker Jozy Altidore hopes Alphonso Davies can be a role model for young black players following the 17-year-old's record move to Bayern Munich.

In signing for the German champions last month, Davies broke the transfer record for an outgoing MLS player that had stood since Altidore's move to Villarreal in 2008.

Altidore said he believes Davies has a "very, very bright future" and that the Canada international can be an inspiration for others to follow in his footsteps.

"Huge congrats...

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Diego Maradona: Mexico doesn't deserve 2026 World Cup; U.S., Canada lack passion

ESPN's Sam Borden joins Bob Ley to discuss what the 2026 tournament will look like and what kind of an impact it will have on the host nations.

Argentina legend Diego Maradona says he does not like the decision to have Mexico, Canada and the United States host the 2026 World Cup, decrying the countries' lack of success and passion for the sport.

FIFA decided on Wednesday that the 2026 event, the first to have 48 teams participating, would be split between the three North American countries, with 60 games in the U.S. and 10 each in Canada and Mexico.

The decision will make Mexico the first country to host three times, but Maradona suggested...