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The 2026 World Cup will be played for the first time in three states. These are the 16 host cities

The 2026 World Cup will be played for the first time in three states. These are

The matches for the 2026 World Cup will take place in 11 US cities, as well as in three cities in Mexico and two in Canada, FIFA announced on Thursday.

The 16 host cities will be: Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Guadalajara, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Monterrey, New York / New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver.

FIFA officials will decide at a later date which of the 16 cities will host the group matches and which will host the elimination round matches.

The 2026 Men's World Cup will be the first edition with 48 teams and is the first time the matches will be played in three places.