The Houston World Cup Bid Committee named its president in late October. Now, the committee is estimating it will need between $60 million and $70 million to fund the World Cup in 2026.

Chris Canetti, who served as president of the Houston Dynamo for 13 seasons before being tapped to head up the Houston World Cup Bid Committee, does not officially start as committee president until Jan. 1. But the committee’s primary goal at this point in the bid process is fundraising, Canetti told the Houston…

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Houston World Cup Bid Committee hits fundraising trail