Why Texas Cities Should Host the 2026 World Cup

World CupThis morning, FIFA announced the winning bid to host the 2026 World Cup. We did it: Along with our neighbors in Canada and Mexico, the United States will host the world’s game in a mere eight years. World Cup games are typically played in multiple cities in the host nation—this year’s competition, hosted by Russia, will take place in eleven different cities around the country—but the 2026 bid listed 23 potential destinations for spectators, spread across all three nations. Of those 23 cities, only sixteen will actually host matches during the World Cup. Three of those cities are in Mexico: Monterrey, Guadalajara, and Mexico City. Another three—Toronto, Montreal, and Edmonton—are in Canada. If all six are selected, that leaves ten remaining cities for the U.S.…View Original Post

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