2026 World Cup bid: The 49 stadiums being considered across USA, Mexico, Canada
Most of them -- 37 of the 49 potential venues -- are in the United States
On Tuesday, 49 total stadiums in 44 cities were announced as potential host cities the 2026 World Cup bid across the United States, Mexico and Canada. The announcement was made by the United Bid Committee on the U.S. Soccer federation website.
The big cities, as expected are there. You've got Atlanta, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York (well, East Rutherford, New Jersey), Washington D.C. and more, while also some surprising ones like Birmingham, Green Bay and Salt Lake City. Here's the list:
United States (34 cities, 37 stadiums):
M&T Bank Stadium
Boston, MA (Foxborough)
Bank of America Stadium
Paul Brown Stadium
Dallas, TX (Arlington)
Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Green Bay, WI
Lucas Oil Stadium
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Los Angeles, CA (Inglewood)
L.A. Stadium at Hollywood Park
Los Angeles, CA (Pasadena)
Miami Gardens, FL
Hard Rock Stadium
U.S. Bank Stadium
New Orleans, LA
New York/New Jersey (East Rutherford)
Camping World Stadium
Lincoln Financial Field
Phoenix, AZ (Glendale)
University of Phoenix Stadium
Sal Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
San Diego, CA
San Francisco/San Jose, CA (Santa Clara)
Raymond James Stadium
Washington, DC (Landover)
Canada (seven cities, nine stadiums):
TD Place Stadium
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Vancouver, British Columbia
Mexico (three cities, three stadiums):
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
Now, why are there so many more cities in the U.S. listed, you ask?
There will be 80 matches at that World Cup as it expands to 48 teams. Out of those 80 matches, 60 of them will be in the United States.
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