FIFA Announces Host Cities For 2026 World Cup In U.S., Canada, Mexico

FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, announced Thursday the 16 cities that will host matches in the 2026 World Cup.

22 cities across the U.S., Canada and Mexico had been vying to be a host city for the first World Cup to be staged in three countries and first to be hosted in North America since the U.S. hosted in 1994. 11 U.S., two Canadian and three Mexican cities were selected as hosts.

West Region

  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
  • San Francisco/Bay Area, California, U.S.
  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Central Region

  • Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
  • Dallas/Arlington, Texas, U.S.
  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Houston, Texas, U.S.
  • Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
  • Mexico City, Mexico

East Region

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Boston/Foxboro, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
  • New York/New Jersey, U.S.

The cities not selected as host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup are: Cincinnati, Denver, Nashville, Orlando, Baltimore/Washington D.C. and Edmonton.

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Written by Nick Geddes

Nick is a 2021 graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in political science. Nick is a life-long sports fan who is proud to say he suffered through 15 years of Bucs futility to witness a Super Bowl victory in 2020. Nick has a passion for writing and is proud to represent OutKick. Follow me on Twitter @NickGeddesNews and on Instagram @nick.geddes.

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