Locals are trying to lure one of the most corrupt events on the planet . . .
Here's the upshot and just a bit of hype that includes almost no info about recent scandal . . .
FIFA Vice-President Victor Montagliani and Chief Tournaments and Events Officer Colin Smith are in town this week. They will meet with Mayor Quinton Lucas and KC2026 bid co-chairs Clark Hunt and Cliff Illig, among others, to explore the possibility of a Kansas City-hosted World Cup event.
Kansas City is the first of eight cities in this leg of the evaluations. Site evaluators will be assessing the potential for FIFA Fan Festivals sites and available training facilities and stadiums.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Local leaders are pushing for the World Cup 2026 to be held in Kansas City, Missouri. The straightforward message is "We want the World Cup," and you can see it plastered all over downtown KC these days. On Wednesday U.S. Sens.