Canada, Mexico and the United States will jointly host the world’s most extraordinary sporting event, the FIFA World Cup in 2026.
Toronto, Montreal and Edmonton are the three Canadian cities which are part of the United 2026 bid, which includes 23 potential host cities in Canada, the United States and Mexico. Earlier today FIFA’s governing body voted for these three nations to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, while the individual host cities will be officially selected in 2021.
The United 2026 bid,won the vote 134-65 over Morocco.
The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be the largest ever, with a record 48 nations contesting the Cup at 80 matches over a 30-day period. It is anticipated that Canada and Mexico will host 10 matches each, with the remaining games being played at U.S. locations.
Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle and Washington, D.C. are the American cities that are part of the bid, while the Mexican candidate cities are Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey.
FIFA World Cup 2022 will take place in Qatar.