World Cup 2022 –

America withdrew a 2018 bid for the World Cup to help strengthen a 2022 World Cup bid.  The strategic move was based on the World Cup rules which do not allow the same continent to host consecutive World Cups.  The main competition for the 2022 World Cup comes from Asian countries other than China.  China has designs on a 2026 World Cup bid which may prevent Japan or Korea from hosting in 2022.  

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