ESPN: Which venues could host games for 2026 World Cup held in U.S., Mexico and Canada?

With the United bid of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. having emerged victorious in its quest to secure the hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup, attention can now shift — in part — to the host cities that will be selected.

The likes of Chicago, which hosted the opening match at the 1994 World Cup, as well as Vancouver, the site of the 2015 Women’s World Cup final, opted not to be part of the bid. That said, there are still 23 other potential cities spread out among the three countries that should do just fine.

It’s worth noting that FIFA, and not the United bid, will determine which cities get chosen. But the most likely scenario is that 10 will be in the U.S, with Mexico and Canada having three each. Here is a list of the likely venues…

 

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