MetLife Stadium among host stadiums for 2026 World Cup
MetLife Stadium has been chosen as one of the host stadiums for the 2026 World Cup, FIFA announced recently.
Sixteen cities across the United States, Mexico and Canada will host 48 teams for the 2026 competition. Of the 16 venues, 11 are NFL stadiums.
The World Cup was last held in the United States back in 1994, with games taking place at the old Giants Stadium.
The U.S. cities and NFL stadiums set to host games in the 2026 World Cup are:
- East Rutherford, NJ - MetLife Stadium
- Atlanta, Georgia - Mercedes-Benz Stadium
- Houston, Texas - NRG Stadium
- Miami, Florida - Hard Rock Stadium
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Lincoln Financial Field
- Seattle, Washington - Lumen Field
- Kansas City, Missouri - Arrowhead Stadium
- Arlington, Texas - AT&T Stadium
- Foxborough, Massachusetts - Gillette Stadium
- Inglewood, California - SoFi Stadium
- Santa Clara, California - Levi Stadium
The host stadiums in Mexico include Mexico City's Estadio Azteca, Guadalajara's Estadio Akron and Monterrey's Estadio BBVA. Additionally, games will also take place at Toronto's BMO Field and Vancouver, British Columbia's B.C. Place.
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