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: ten out of the sixteen locations in total (three cities will be located in Mexico, as well as three in Canada). Find here the list of which world cup soccer cities are located in the USA, and read about its characteristics.
The following (currently still candidate) host cities for the 23rd FIFA Soccer World Cup are located in the US:
FIFA World Cup host cities USA (candidates)
- Kansas City
- Los Angeles
- New York/New Jersey
- San Francisco Bay Area
- Washington, DC
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 it 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, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle and/or Washington, DC 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 also: 2026 World Cup Stadiums USA.