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North America could have a three-country league

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 19: Juninho #3 of Tigres UANL lifts the 2018 Campeones Cup Final trophy after victory against Toronto FC at BMO Field on September 19, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)
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Early this year the MLS in the United States and the Liga MX in Mexico launched a partnership with the introduction of the Campeones Cup

North America is getting ready to work together towards the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which will be played in Canada, United States, and Mexico.

But according to Mexico’s Liga MX president Enrique Bonilla, there could be a three-country league in the future.

“It’s a possibility, a North American league. We have to determine how and see the pros and cons but I think that’s a way to grow and to compete again,” Bonilla was quoted by The Daily Mail.

“If we can make a World Cup then we can make a North American league or a North American cup. The main idea is that we have to grow together to compete. If not, there is only going to be the rich guys in Europe and the rest of the world.”

“We think this opportunity with the World Cup in 2026 opens the door for us to make a lot of things different and better,” he added.

“We need to get out of our region… We have to go out more. The problem that we have is distance. Coming to Europe is quite difficult for our teams in getting there, and going down to South America is a long way also,”

“So, it’s quite difficult and what we have to do is we have to join forces with the MLS to get stronger together and then we can think of competing with Europe,” he commented.