Colorado Rapids Podcast: Diego Rubio Debate

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PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, it’s The Great Diego Rubio Debate! Rabbi and Red discuss the updated MLS CBA news and the final list of potential host cities for the 2026 World Cup. Then Mark and Matt have our much anticipated Diego Rubio debate. How big of […] READ MORE


One Problem Facing North American 2026 World Cup Bid

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Canada, Mexico, and the United States made a joint bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. There is just one problem facing North American 2026 World Cup Bid, President Donald Trump. Policies and words conducted by this administration stand to play a key role in how the bid turns out. READ MORE




World Cup 2026: Canada, the USA, and Mexico Make Bid Official

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There was a press conference held on Monday to announce the joint bid between the United States Soccer Federation, Canada Soccer, and Mexican Soccer is official. Sunil Gulati spoke on the process moving forward, and stated that not every detail is ironed out yet. This is exciting news for any North American soccer fan, and […] READ MORE


Relax, FIFA Isn’t Ruining Soccer With the 48 Team World Cup

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In the 24 hours or so, I have done nothing but see negative reaction to FIFA’s plans for the allocation of spots in the expanded 48 team World Cup in 2026. Every take was about the qualification process being ruined, the tournament itself would be crap, and that fans wouldn’t turn out to watch lowly […] READ MORE


We Will Get Used to a 48 Team World Cup

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Tuesday’s news that 2026 would feature the first ever 48 team World Cup came as no surprise. President Gianni Infantino made expansion of FIFA’s marquee event his most important campaign promise. It greatly helped him in the election. His plan to spread the World Cup to smaller nations that have never been there before earned […] READ MORE


FIFA Council Unanimously Approves World Cup Expansion to 48 Teams

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The FIFA Council has unanimously approved the expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams. Beginning in 2026, the FIFA World Cup will feature 16 groups of three teams competing for global soccer supremacy. The FIFA Council unanimously decided on a 48-team #WorldCup as of 2026: 16 groups of 3 teams. Details to follow after […] READ MORE