Dear Colleague, June was another busy month in the world of elite sports. In the world of soccer, many of the soccer teams across the world are now gearing up for their preseason games. The Super League Clubs is now accusing the UEFA of soccer monopoly. In addition, FIFA announced the 16 host cities for the 2026 World Cup. Two of the host cities are in Canada, three in Mexico and 11 are in the United States. Of note, a new study from 2018 that found that North America could collectively see $5B in economic impact from the 2026 Soccer World Cup.