FIFA World Cup

Nashville is among 23 candidate cities to host 2026 FIFA World Cup games, according to ussoccer.com.

The United Bid, an organization created by the National Federations of Canada, Mexico and the United States to manage the bidding process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™, has put together a bid that includes three cities in Canada, three cities in Mexico and 17 cities in the United States. If the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ is awarded to the United Bid, FIFA will select up to 16 Host Cities from the proposed slate of 23.

The United Bid’s final Candidate Host Cities:

  • Edmonton
  • Montréal
  • Toronto
  • Guadalajara
  • Mexico City
  • Monterrey
  • Atlanta
  • Baltimore
  • Boston
  • Cincinnati
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Kansas City
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Nashville
  • New York/New Jersey
  • Orlando
  • Philadelphia
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Seattle
  • Washington DC

About the FIFA World Cup

The 2026 FIFA World Cup™ will be the first tournament with the expanded 48-team format and will require world-class facilities and infrastructure to ensure a successful tournament. The United Bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States is uniquely suited to accommodate FIFA’s high-level standards for hosting a FIFA World Cup™.

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