Here are the 41 cities open to hosting 2026 World Cup across USA, Mexico and Canada

U.S. Soccer announced the 41 cities that have officially bid to host matches at the 2026 World Cup, if the trio of the United States Mexico and Canada win the rights to host the cup as expected. Thirty-two of them are from the United States and comes after the bid committee started its outreach to prospective cities in July. Here are the American venues:

  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA
  • M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
  • Legion Field in Birmingham, AL
  • Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA
  • Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC
  • Soldier Field in Chicago, IL
  • Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH
  • First Energy Stadium in Cleveland, OH
  • Cotton Bowl in Dallas, TX
  • AT&T Stadium in Dallas, TX
  • Mile High in Denver, CO
  • Ford Field in Detroit, MI
  • NRG Stadium in Houston, TX
  • Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN
  • EverBank Field in Jacksonville, FL
  • Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO
  • Raiders Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
  • LA Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA
  • Rose Bowl in Los Angeles, CA
  • Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL
  • U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN
  • Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA
  • Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
  • Camping World Stadium in Orlando, FL
  • Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ
  • Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City,  UT
  • Alamodome in San Antonio, TX
  • Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, CA
  • CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA
  • Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL
  • Fedex Field in Landover, MD

The Canadian cities that have bid are Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto and Vancouver, while the Mexican cities are Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey.

The 2026 World Cup will be the first to expand to 48 teams, with the majority of the matches set to take place in the United States. 

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