The United States, Canada and Mexico have announced a Monday press conference in New York City that it expected to unveil their plans for a joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

The announcement will be made at 2 p.m. at World Trade Center in Manhattan Monday at 2 p.m.

U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, a member of the FIFA Council, CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani, who also is president of the Canadian Soccer Association and Mexican Football Federation president Decio de Maria, who also is a CONCACAF vice president, will attend the press conference.

More details coming.

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