Interactive: Potential Host Stadiums for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

FIFA has multiple capacity requirements for host stadiums

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What to Know

  • North America’s collective bid featured a list of 23 cities and stadiums that will be narrowed down to 16.
  • FIFA has multiple capacity requirements for host stadiums.

The United States, Canada and Mexico will jointly host the 2026 World Cup following a FIFA vote early Wednesday. North America’s bid, which received more than double Morocco’s vote total, featured a list of 23 cities and stadiums that will be narrowed down to 16.

FIFA has multiple capacity requirements for host stadiums, according to its guide to the bidding process. The opening and final matches have to be held at a venue that seats at least 80,000, with the semi-finals requiring facilities that host 60,000.

All other games will be played at stadiums with at least 40,000 seats.

Here is a map of stadiums in each of the potential cities where World Cup games can be played:

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