The United Bid was endorsed by David Beckham and there will be 16 host cities across North America with the U.S. holding ten of the 16, while Mexico and Canada will have three each.
According to U.S. Soccer, Canada and Mexico are each slated to host 10 matches, while the United States will host 60.
The joint bid had been the front-runner for the 48-team tournament from the moment a North American coalition was first mooted two years ago, and there have been spells when it has looked like the only credible candidate. National-team base camps could also be held at local sites such as Loyola Maryland and Navy.
"Overall we scored solidly in the bid and we know we have the best stadium in the country to host soccer", he said.
For some soccer fans in Ottawa, there are memories of Canada facing off against countries such as France and Russian Federation back in 1986.
Nashville has recently hosted World Cup Qualifying matches and CONCACAF Gold Cup matches. He noted more has to happen before the Alberta capital makes the cut of host cities by 2020. Thus far, cities in contention to host are New York/New Jersey, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Denver, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Nashville, Orlando, San Francisco/San Jose, and Cincinnati.
Several hotels around the metro would host teams and FIFA VIPs during the tournament.
In other World Cup news, the Spanish Football Association fired manager Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the tournament.
The winning bid, which should feature 60 out of 80 Games in the United States, will mark the return of football's showpiece event to North American soil for the first time since 1994.
Despite the latest setback, Morocco vowed to continue its bid to host the tournament in future.
As a result, Fifa's executive committee is no longer responsible for the final say on which country is awarded a World Cup.
While Trump has been feuding with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over tariffs and policy after the G-7 meeting and with Mexican leaders about his proposed border wall, the heads of state are not heavily involved in this World Cup bid.
"I mean, this is like football Christmas for anyone", said the coach of Canada's national team, John Herdman, who called the decision a game-changer that will help stop the exodus of Canadian soccer players.