The 2026 World Cup is already casting a shadow. The final round will be held in the United States, Mexico and Canada. The venues for the matches have already been decided – most will take place in the United States.
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The 2026 tournament will be the first with 48 participants. FIFA, the world’s governing body, has included SoFi Stadium south of Los Angeles, which opened just two years ago, in the allotment process. On February 14, 2022, SoFi Stadium also hosted the NFL Final, Super Bowl LVI.
It was broadcast live on US television on Thursday local time. This was despite the fact that the stadium’s playing field, which is worth about five billion US dollars, is very narrow and has to be specially rebuilt to meet the rules.
The cities that will host the final and the opening match have not yet been decided. We will not be in a hurry to make a decision. “We will choose the best cities for this,” FIFA president Gianni Infantino said.
A total of 16 cities will have the World Cup matches
- Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Monterrey in Mexico;
- Vancouver and Toronto in Canada;
- Ten other cities in the United States, in addition to Los Angeles.
It can accommodate at least 60,000 spectators
60 of the 80 matches will be played in the US, including all matches from the quarter-finals onwards Vulcan sports betting The fans are happy. Canada and Mexico have ten matches scheduled each. Almost all stadiums accommodate at least 60 thousand spectators.
Only BMO Field, the home stadium of MLS Toronto FC, is far behind with a current capacity of 30,000. However, the arena in the Canadian capital will be expanded to 45,000 seats in time for the World Cup.
“By 2026, football will be the number one sport in this part of the world,” Infantino said. According to the Associated Press, the average viewership of the 2018 World Cup on US television was 5.04 million, including on Spanish-language channels. The NFL averaged 17.1 million last season.
The 1994 Finals Stadium is not the place to compete
In the western United States, SoFi Stadium is joined by Levi’s Stadium for the San Francisco 49ers and Lumen Field in Seattle. Arrowhead Stadium for the Kansas City Chiefs, AT&T Stadium in the Dallas Cowboys, and NRG Stadium in Houston Texas are stadiums located in the middle of a vast country. Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami, and New York are to the east.
The Rose Bowl in Pasadena near Los Angeles, which hosted the final between Brazil and Italy in the last World Cup in the United States in 1994, was left without contenders, as was the case with Edmonton in Canada, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Nashville and Orlando, which also hosted the tournament in 1994 .
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