FIFA World Cup 2026: Dates, Teams, Host Countries, Cities, And What You Need To Know

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FIFA World Cup 2026: Dates, Teams, Host Countries, Cities, And What You Need To Know. After the successful conclusion of the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022. Argentina under the captaincy of the magical Messi won the trophy after 36 years. Now football fans from across the globe started to look for the hosting nations and venues for 23rd FIFA World Cup.

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The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be jointly hosted by the USA, Canada, and Mexico. The 2026 World Cup will be the first tournament featuring 48 teams divided into 16 groups of three. Each team will play two group-stage matches in the tournament. It will also be the first FIFA World Cup played across three different host countries.

FIFA World Cup 2026 Details

Fifa world cup 2026

Venue- USA, Mexico & Canada
Cities- 16 (USA-11, Canada-3, Mexico-2)
Dates- June, and July 2022
Teams- 48
Groups- 16
Matches- 80

A total of 80 matches will be played in the tournament, out of 80, 60 will be played in the USA, 10 each in Canada, and Mexico. The USA and Mexico have both previously hosted FIFA men’s World Cups, with Mexico set to become the first country to host three men’s tournaments (1970, 1986, & 2026).

FIFA World Cup 2026 Host Cities

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On 16 June 2022, FIFA announced the name of 16 cities separated into 3 countries that will host the tournament. 11 were situated in America, 3 in Mexico, and 2 in Canada. Estadio Azteca ( Mexico City) and the Rose Bowl stadiums in Los Angeles, have previously hosted World Cup finals.

Mexican cities Mexico City and Guadalajara are set to host the FIFA World Cup for the third time (1970 and 1986) while Monterrey was chosen for the 2nd time.

FIFA World Cup 2026 Host Cities/Stadiums

SNCitiesStadiumCountry
1New York CityMetLife StadiumUSA
2PhiladelphiaLincoln Financial FieldUSA
3SeattleLumen Field StadiumUSA
4DallasAT&T StadiumUSA
5MiamiHard Rock StadiumUSA
6Los AngelesSoFi StadiumUSA
7VancouverBC Place StadiumCanada
8TorontoBMO Field StadiumCanada
9MonterreyEstadion BBVA StadiumMexico
10GuadalajaraEstadion Akron StadiumMexico
11Mexico CityEstadio Azteca StadiumMexico
12HoustonNRG StadiumUSA
13Kansas CityArrowhead StadiumUSA
14BostonGillette StadiumUSA
15AtlantaMercedes-Benz StadiumUSA
16San FranciscoLevis’s StadiumUSA

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