Just a quick juxtaposition of expenses:
GN - Hosting part of 2026 FIFA World Cup to cost $35-$55 million: City report
Montreal is on the hook for $150-MILLION . . . Meanwhile, even some of the best media outlets lead with press release copy:
Kansas City could see World Cup soccer action in 2026 now that FIFA has officially selected the "United Bid" of Canada, Mexico and the United States to host the event eight years from now. The FIFA Congress selected the United Bid over a bid from Morocco in a 134-65 vote early Wednesday morning.