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MetLife Stadium in New Jersey is expected to host the 2026 World Cup final.

Here are the cities that will be hosting the 2026 World Cup

The 2026 World Cup is scheduled to take place in 16 cities, with most of the matches taking place in the US. Each American city is expected to host at least five matches.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has been a major proponent of a 48-team World Cup.

The new format for the World Cup has a flaw that could encourage collusion among teams

The new format for the 48-team World Cup, in which the group stage consists of groups of three teams, provides teams more incentive to collude over the result of the last match of the group stage.
Fahad Al Mirdasi issues a red card during an international match.

The entire Saudi Arabian refereeing team has been banned from the World Cup over a match fixing scandal

FIFA, the world governing body for football and the organisers of the World Cup, has dropped the Saudi Arabian refereeing team from the 2018 competition as one official has been caught up in a match fixing scandal in his home country.

Fortnite is great for the video-game industry, Electronic Arts says

Electronic Arts posts strong quarterly results and an earnings beat, proving Fortnite competition has limited impact. The company, known for FIFA and Battlefield, told analysts that the emergence of Fortnite is not a threat but a strength to the company and the video game industry.
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REPORT: Fifa has a $25 billion plan to reshape football

Fifa is working on a $25 billion plan for new international tournaments and reshape global football, the FT reported.
The England national team.

Why members of the England football team aren’t allowed to eat at Starbucks

England national team manager Gareth Southgate has banned players like Dele Alli, Jamie Vardy, and Raheem Sterling from eating at Starbucks.
Donald Trump.

Anti-Trump sentiments around the world could reportedly cost the US a chance to host the 2026 World Cup

With just over three months until the vote for the 2026 World Cup, the U.S.-led bid could be in danger because of anti-President Donald Trump sentiments.

EA gets a boost from FIFA and Madden players crowding into a new way to play games

Shares of Electronic Arts climbed on Wednesday after the company reported third-quarter earnings that beat expectations.