Nashville one step closer to hosting World Cup competition as United bid is chosen to host

The city of Nashville has hosted a Stanley Cup Final, will welcome the 2019 NFL Draft and will soon be home to a Major League Soccer team.

Wednesday in Moscow, it moved one giant step closer to hosting the FIFA World Cup.

The United bid — a collaborative bid between the United States, Canada and Mexico — was chosen by FIFA Congress to host the 2026 World Cup. Nashville is one of 23 potential host cities, of which as many as 16 will be chosen.

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Pickens’ sensational saves place him atop Tampa player ratings

Matt Pickens returned home to his former club and made them wish he’d missed his flight.

But it wouldn’t have mattered, because the Nashville keeper grew wings of his own and soared to some sensational saves Saturday in Tampa. It’s no surprise that he stands atop the Speedway Soccer Pod’s player ratings from the match.

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