"World Cup 2026: Co-Hosting rejected by FIFA after 2002 (also applied in 2010 and 2018). And now: Morocco would be the logical host! And it is time for Africa again! #Fifa #CAF #@FIFAWorldCup"
-- Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter
, who always enjoyed great support in Africa -- he pushed for the 2010 World Cup to go to South Africa -- backing Morocco over the United 2026 bid of
Canada, Mexico and United States, where indictments against soccer officials in 2015 marked the beginning of the end of his reign. (@SeppBlatter)