2026 World Cup cities Mexico: which Mexican cities will be part of the 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup football? Mexico is one of the three host countries of the final round in North America. This host country has three host cities (Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey) and stadiums at the FIFA World Cup in 2026, out of sixteen locations in total (ten cities will be located in the USA, and three as well in Canada). Find here the list of which world cup soccer cities are located in Mexico, and read about its characteristics.
The following (currently still candidate) host cities for the 23rd FIFA Soccer World Cup are located in Mexico:
FIFA World Cup host cities Mexico (candidates)
2026 World Cup host Mexico
The North American World Cup Host Mexico was founded in 1810 and is bordered to the north by the United States, to the southeast by Belize and to the southwest by Guatemala. It is situated on the Caribbean Sea, the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. It is a federal republic comprising 31 states, approximately 125 million inhabitants, a few islands and is situated 2,240 meters above sea level. The official language is Spanish, closely followed by a multitude of indigenous languages still spoken in Mexico today.
Mexico & World Cup soccer
Mexico already acquired a great deal of experience when organizing the FIFA Men’s World Cup editions 1970 and 1986. The national men’s soccer team of Mexico has, since 1930 up until 2018, marked the quarterfinals as their best performances at the World Cup football, both times achieved at their home field (1970 and 1986). See also: Mexico football. In 2026, Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey are aiming to write new World Cup Soccer history.
More about Mexico
The capital of Mexico is the metropolis of Mexico City, one of three (Candidate) Host Cities. Mexican culture is shaped by rich Spanish and Meso-American history. Its ancient civilizations are still visible through temples, historical works of art, the Mayan language and ancient architecture. Mexico is also known for its modern beaches and sleek coastlines, colorful markets, and beautiful jungles, while also offering extremes in terms of snowy mountain tops, vast deserts and lush forests. Mexico is also known for the passion with which its people embrace their football and other sports teams.
2026 World Cup Stadiums Mexico
Want to read about the FIFA Men’s soccer stadiums related to the Mexican cities as described on these pages? See also: 2026 World Cup Stadiums Mexico.