Montreal withdraws from 2026 World Cup hosting process

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The city of Montreal has officially withdrawn from the selection process to become a host city of the 2026 Fifa World Cup, which is being co-hosted by the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

The move follows the withdrawal of financial backing from the local government in Quebec, in large part due to the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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