Wednesday morning, a joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico was awarded the right to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

President Trump tweeted out his congratulations, writing, “The U.S., together with Mexico and Canada, just got the World Cup. Congratulations – a great deal of hard work!”

President Trump had offered his support for the proposal earlier, although his public statement had come under scrutiny as a possible ethics violation.

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