The USA Will Host The 2026 World Cup And Here’s A Look At The Cities That Will Likely Host Games
It was announced this morning that FIFA has awarded the USA, Mexico, and Canada the 2026 World Cup. The USA was originally the favorite to win the 2022 World Cup that eventually went to Qatar and later was discovered to involve a series of high-profile bribes that led to Sepp Blatter being indicted.
The United States will co-host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada but most of the venue cities are located throughout the USA. Mexico and Canada each have three host cities while the USA has 18. The World Cup Final will be held at Met Life Stadium in New Jersey, just outside of NYC, where the Jets and Giants play. Here’s a look at the map which shows all of the venue cities:
The USA, Mexico, and Canada beat out Morocco with 134 votes for the USA/United bid versus 65 votes for Morocco: