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U.S. Soccer schedules “historic” presser; Expected to be World Cup bid

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FILE - In this July 13, 2014 file picture Germany’s Andre Schuerrle celebrates with the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Germany won the match 1-0. World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle has returned to the Bundesliga to join Wolfsburg from Chelsea. Wolfsburg confirmed the deal with the English Premier League leader late Monday Feb. 2, 2015, shortly before the transfer deadline expired in Germany. The signing of the 24-year-old Germany attacking midfielder underscores Wolfsburg’s ambition to become Bayern Munich’s closest challenger in the Bundesliga. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner,file)


U.S. Soccer has announced a joint press conference with Canada and Mexico, one which will include a “historic announcement” that is expected to be a three-headed bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

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The press conference will be held 2 p.m. EDT Monday at One World Observatory on the 102nd floor of the One World Trade Center in New York, N.Y.

U.S. Soccer boss Sunil Gulati will be joined by Mexican federation president Decio de Maria and Canada/CONCACAF leader Victor Montagliani for the announcement.

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