According to FIFA, the 2026 World Cup will be played in 16 cities. Venues are still open for the opening game and final.
The 2026 tournament will be the first with 48 participants. World governing body FIFA also considered a stadium south of Los Angeles, opened only two years earlier for the award, to be broadcast live on American television, although the stadium’s playing field, which cost approximately five billion US dollars. The dollar is too narrow and has to be converted specifically.
World Cup games will take place in a total of 16 cities – Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey in Mexico, Vancouver and Toronto in Canada and, in addition to Los Angeles, ten other cities in the United States.
From the quarter finals only in the USA
Which cities will host the final and the opening game are yet to be decided. “We will take our time with the decision. We will choose the best cities for this”, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said.
60 of the 80 games are to be held in the United States, including all games after the quarter-finals. Ten games each are planned in Canada and Mexico.
1994 final stadium not included
Along with Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York/New Jersey and San Francisco, five cities have been selected that were already hosts to the 1994 World Cup. Atlanta, Houston, Kansas City, Miami, Philadelphia and Seattle are also played in the US.
Of Rose Bowl In Los Angeles, which was the venue of the final between Brazil and Italy at the last World Cup in the United States in 1994, this time it was empty-handed.
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