FIFA introduces its incredible lineup of 2026™ FIFA World Cup Host Cities

16 cities to host FIFA™ World Cup matches ( ; announcements made on live TV shows from New York; The 2026 FIFA World Cup™ will be the first edition to feature 48 teams and three host nations.

An important milestone on the road to the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ was reached tonight when the 16 Host Cities that will stage matches at the first edition of the football exhibition featuring 48 teams were unveiled by FIFA. This much-anticipated announcement was made on a TV show produced in collaboration with FOX and Telemundo from New York and broadcast live to host countries Canada, Mexico and the United States, as well as the rest of the world via FIFA+ (

The Host Cities for the 2026 World Cup are as follows, in alphabetical order:

  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Dallas
  • Guadalajara
  • Houston
  • Kansas City
  • Los Angeles Stadium/SoFi
  • mexico city
  • miami
  • Monterrey
  • New York/New Jersey
  • Philadelphia
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Seattle
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver

Today’s announcement follows the most transparent and comprehensive bidding process in football history, with FIFA’s decisions having been made in the best interests of the game, taking into account the needs of all stakeholders involved in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

“We congratulate the 16 FIFA World Cup Host Cities for their extraordinary commitment and passion. Today is a historic day – for everyone in that city and state, for FIFA, for Canada, the US and Mexico to put on the greatest show on Earth. We look forward to working with them to deliver what will be an unprecedented and game-changing FIFA World Cup as we seek to make football truly global,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

“We are pleased with the unmatched competitiveness of this selection process. We are grateful not only to the 16 cities that have been selected, but also to the six others – with whom we look forward to continuing to engage and explore additional opportunities to welcome participating fans and teams. This has always been the FIFA World Cup of three nations, and it will no doubt have a tremendous impact across the region and the wider football community,” added FIFA Vice President and Concacaf President Victor Montagliani.

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FIFA introduces its incredible lineup of 2026™ FIFA World Cup Host Cities

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