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2026 World Cup | USA Cities

2026 World Cup cities USA: which U.S. cities will be part of the 2026 American Dream? The United States is one of the three hosts of the World Cup Soccer in North America. It is the host country with the most host cities and stadiums at the FIFA World Cup in 2026: eleven out of the sixteen locations in total. Three cities will be located in Mexico, and two in Canada, as officially announced on June 16, 2022. Find here the list of world cup soccer cities which are located in the USA, and read about its characteristics.

The following host cities for the 23rd FIFA Soccer World Cup are located in the US:

FIFA World Cup host cities USA

U.S. cities: breathing football and other sports

The USA is the host country with the world-famous men’s professional soccer league, and the Major League Soccer (MLS). It is a country comprised of dedicated sports fans, with cornerstones such as soccer, but also basketball, baseball, tennis, ice hockey and, of course, American football. With its rich sports history, combined with highly diverse sports and football fans, a modern and efficient infrastructure, and the most innovative (football) stadiums, it is safe to say that the United States is already well prepared for the world’s largest sports event: the 2026 World Cup soccer.

World Cup soccer experienced host USA

The United States already acquired a great deal of experience when organizing the FIFA World Cup in 1994. See also: USA football. In 2026, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle are aiming to write new World Cup Soccer history.

Host the United States of America – in a nutshell

In 2026, ‘America’ will be celebrating 250 years of democracy. The capital is Washington D.C. The United States has about 330 million inhabitants, representing a wide variety of cultures. The US is the third most densely populated country in the world, putting its economy at the global top in terms of size, as well. The country is also a worldwide distributor of music, film, and entertainment, in its broadest sense. The U.S. was founded in 1776, and is made up of 50 states. While English is the primary (non-official) language, it is quickly followed by Spanish, with more than 40 million inhabitants speaking both languages. You can also expect to hear Chinese, Hindi, French, and Urdu, for example, as some of the three hundred languages spoken in the US.

2026 World Cup Stadiums USA

Want to read about the FIFA Men’s soccer stadiums related to the USA cities as described on these pages? See: 2026 World Cup Stadiums USA.

World Cup 2026 Atlanta

Atlanta host city

Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia, also named the American capital of the New South.

World Cup 2026 Boston

Boston host city

Gillette Stadium
Boston, in the Northeastern part of the United States, is the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

World Cup 2026 Dallas

Dallas host city

AT&T Stadium
Dallas, the famous city of the State of Texas was founded in 1840. It is the third largest city of Texas.

World Cup 2026 Houston

Houston host city

NRG Stadium
Houston is located in the Southeast of Texas, near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

World Cup 2026 Kansas City

Kansas City host city

Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri, founded in 1830, as a port of the Missouri River.

World Cup 2026 Los Angeles Inglewood

Los Angeles host city

SoFi Stadium
The City of Los Angeles (better known as L.A.) in the State of California, is the third populous city of the Host Cities.

World Cup 2026 Miami

Miami host city

Hard Rock Stadium
The City of Miami, in the State of Florida, is one of the U.S.’s – and also world’s – most trendy vacation spots.

World Cup 2026 New York New Jersey

New York host city

MetLife Stadium
The vibrant city that never sleeps is 24/7 in the eye of the world. New York (NYC): the most visited city in the USA.

World Cup 2026 Philadelphia

Philadelphia host city

Lincoln Financial Field
Philadelphia, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is affectionately named ‘Philly’, or the City of Brotherly Love.

World Cup 2026 San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco host city

Levi’s Stadium
San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose: metropolitan areas that form the San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California.

World Cup 2026 Seattle

Seattle host city

Lumen Field
Seaport city Seattle, at the West Coast of the USA, is one of the greenest, environmentally conscious U.S. cities.

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World Cup Football Qualifiers North America, Central America, Caribbean

Qualification North America, Central America, Caribbean

In North America, Central America and the Caribbean, the FIFA qualifiers run from March 18, 2024 to November 18, 2025. Six, seven or eight of the 32 participating CONCACAF nations qualify, joining hosts USA, Canada and Mexico.

World Cup Football Qualifiers South America

FIFA World Cup football Qualification South America

In South America, the FIFA World Cup qualifiers run from September 7, 2023 to September 9, 2025. A total of 10 CONMEBOL nations participate. Six to seven South American countries will qualify. There is one single round.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Europe

FIFA World Cup football qualification Europe

In Europe, the qualifiers run from March 17, 2025 to March 31, 2026. A total of 55 (of 54) UEFA nations participate. Sixteen European countries will qualify. There is one group stage (Round 1), followed by the European play-offs.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Asia

FIFA World Cup football Qualification Asia

In Asia, the World Cup qualification runs from October 12, 2023 to November, 2025. A total of 46 AFC nations participate. Eight or nine Asian countries will qualify. There are three qualifying rounds, before the play-offs.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Africa

FIFA World Cup football Qualification Africa

In Africa, the World Cup football qualifiers run from November 13, 2023 to November 18, 2025. A total of 54 CAF nations participate. Nine or ten African countries will qualify. There are two qualification rounds.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Oceania

FIFA World Cup football Qualification Oceania

In Oceania, the FIFA qualifiers for the World Cup football run from September, 2024 to March, 2025. Eleven OFC nations participate. One or two Oceanic countries qualify. There are three qualification rounds.


Host Cities USA

The 2026 American Dream: the United States is one of the three hosts of the FIFA World Cup Soccer in North America. The USA is the host country with the most - eleven - host cities.

Host Cities Canada

With Vancouver, and Toronto, Canada has two host cities for the world's football finals in North America in 2026. Get more information about the characteristics of these exciting and diverse, dynamic cities.

Host Cities Mexico

With Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico has three candidate host cities for the World Cup in 2026. Each host with its specific ambience, history, attractions, hotspots and other features.

Stadiums USA

The United States will have eleven stadiums for the FIFA 2026 World Cup. Click for more information about these fantastic and modern venues in the USA, and which matches they will host.

Stadiums Canada

During the 2026 World Cup finals, these are the two venues in Canada: BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, and BMO Field in Toronto. Find out more about these attractive Canadian stadiums.

Stadiums Mexico

In Mexico, the FIFA 2026 World Cup will take place in these stadiums: Estadio Akron in Guadalajara, the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City and the BBVA Bancomer Stadium in Monterrey.