The Cup that shares

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The host for the 2026 World Cup has been decided, with the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico proving successful.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at previous major football tournaments that were co-hosted.

Euro 2000 – Belgium and Holland

Euro 2000 was won by France as they added to their 1998 World Cup success (Mike Egerton/EMPICS).
The Euro 2000 final in Rotterdam was won by France as they added to their 1998 World Cup success (Mike Egerton/EMPICS).

2002 World Cup – South Korea and Japan

Ronaldo scored twice in the World Cup final in Japan as Brazil beat Germany (Neal Simpson/EMPICS).
Ronaldo scored twice in the World Cup final in Yokohama as Brazil beat Germany (Neal Simpson/EMPICS).

Euro 2008 – Austria and Switzerland

Fernando Torres' strike secured victory for Spain against Germany in the Euro 2008 final in Vienna (EMPICS).
Fernando Torres’ strike secured victory for Spain against Germany in the Euro 2008 final in Vienna (EMPICS).

Euro 2012 – Poland and Ukraine

Spain celebrated a second successive European Championship triumph in Kiev in 2012 (Tony Marshall/EMPICS).
Spain celebrated a second successive European Championship triumph in Kiev in 2012 (Tony Marshall/EMPICS).

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