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New York, Miami Among Cities Picked for 2026 World Cup Matches

June 16, 2022, 10:01 PM

New York, Los Angeles and Miami are among the US cities that will host 2026 World Cup matches, getting an economic boost as sites of soccer’s biggest championship.

Other cities that will host the mens’ matches include Seattle, Dallas and Atlanta, according to an announcement Thursday by FIFA, soccer’s global governing body.

The expanded 2026 men’s event, featuring 48 teams for the first time, will be played in 16 cities across the three North American countries. The US will host 60 of the 80 matches, including the final.

In Mexico, the capital city as well as Monterrey and Guadalajara will ...