Morocco has lost out to the “United” North American bid to host the football World Cup in 2026.
The result was announced live from Moscow, where FIFA members have been voting.
It is the fifth time the North African country has bid for the competition.
The ‘United 2026’ bid was selected by FIFA member nations, winning 134 votes compared to 65 for Morocco.
The 2026 tournament will be the biggest World Cup ever held – with 48 teams playing 80 matches over 34 days.