On Thursday, the world soccer governing body FIFA announced the 16 cities - 11 in the United States, three in Mexico and two in Canada - that were selected to host the 2026 World Cup.
The United States, which staged the tournament in 1994, will host games in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami and New York/New Jersey.
Mexico, who hosted the World Cup in 1970 and 1986, will stage matches in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, while Canada, which is staging the men’s event for the first time, will do so in Vancouver and Toronto.
There was no indication where the opening game or the final would be played.
Your #FIFAWorldCup 2026 Host Cities:— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) June 16, 2022
🇺🇸New York / New Jersey
🇺🇸San Francisco Bay Area