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2026 FIFA World Cup venues: List of 16 cities hosting football matches

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The 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup will be held in Canada, Mexico and the United Sates. This is the 23rd edition of the quadrennial international men’s association football championship.

A total of 48 teams will participate at 2026 FIFA World Cup. The teams are from six confederations namely the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), the Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL), the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).

On June 16, 2022, the FIFA announced the 16 cities hosting its 23rd world cup. Here is the list:

VENUECAPACITY
BC Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada54,500
BMO Field, Toronto, Ontario, Canada45,500
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico87,523
Estadio BBVA, Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico53,500
Estadio Akron, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico49,850
MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA82,500
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA80,000
Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA76,416
NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas, USA72,220
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA71,000
SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California, USA70,240
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA69,796
Lumen Field, Seattle, Washington, USA72,000
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California, USA68,500
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA65,878
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida64,767
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