Four years before the 2026 World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino visited co-hosts Mexico.
“Preparations for the 2026 World Cup are starting. I will no longer be in office, but with the time we have left, we will help support people’s happiness and game Promote,” Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador wrote on Twitter after meeting with Infantino.
The FIFA chief also met Mexican Football Federation President Yon de Luisa and visited the famous Aztec Stadium in Mexico City. There he was joined by sports facility owner and president of TV giant Televisa, Emilio Azcarraga. The stadium hosted the finals of the 1970 and 1986 World Cups. Aztec Stadium is currently being renovated for the 2026 World Cup.
first time football world cup Held in three countries in 2026: America, Canada and Mexico. In addition, 48 teams will take part instead of the previous 32 teams. All matches from the quarter-finals will be played in the US.
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