The U.S., Canada and Mexico have won their joint bid to host soccer’s World Cup in 2026.
Branded United 2026, the North American bid’s venues would be selected from among a total 23 stadiums that exist or already are under construction, including three each in Mexico and Canada. Sixteen of the U.S. stadiums are home to NFL teams.
The United States has hosted the tournament once before in 1994, with Brazil winning the final at the Pasadena Rose Bowl near Los Angeles.
The American cities that could potentially host games are:Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington.
Canada’s venues will be in Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto, while the Mexican potential host cities are Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey.