The FIFA World Cup 2026 will take place four years from now, and as this year’s competition ends, fans are already thinking four years ahead.
But who will be the defending global champions going into the FIFA Global Cup in 2026? Since the competition will occur in three different nations, they will go to North America. The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be held in the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico.
They defeated Morocco, one of this year’s semifinalists, to win the right to serve as hosts with their “United 2026 bid.” The competition will be held for the 23rd time. Three countries will host the competition for the first time. As FIFA tinkers with the system, the competition will grow from 32 teams to 48.
What stadiums and how many matches will the USA, Canada, and Mexico host at the FIFA World Cup in 2026?
In 2026, the USA will host 60 World Cup games, and 11 stadiums will be prepared to host the international competition.
- MetLife Stadium – New York/New Jersey (82,000 capacity)
- AT & T Stadium – Dallas (80,000)
- Arrowhead Stadium – Kansas City (76,416)
- NRG Stadium – Houston (72,220)
- Mercedez-Benz Stadium – Atlanta (71,000)
- SoFi Stadium – Los Angeles (70,240)
- Lincoln Financial Field – Philadelphia (69,796)
- Lumen Field – Seattle (69,000)
- Levi’s Stadium – San Francisco Bay Area (68,500)
- Gilette Stadium – Boston (65,878)
- Hard Rock Stadium – Miami
Canada will host ten games, and Mexico will host ten.
- BC Place – Vancouver (54,500)
- BMO Field – Toronto (30,000)
- Estadio Azteca – Mexico City (87,523)
- Estadio BBVA – Monterrey (53,500)
- Estadio Akron – Guadalajara (49,850)