During the World Cup stadium reveal for 2026, the question of the host for the World Cup Final sprung up.
In this monumental event, FIFA considered two historic stadiums which hosted a combined three World Cup Finals. In Mexico, the Estadio Azteca hosted the Finals in 1970 and 1986. The USA 1994 Final took place in the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles. Plus, BC Place in Vancouver, BC, Canada, hosted the 2015 Women’s World Cup Final
However, the debate for 2026 heated up when FIFA left out the Rose Bowl. Instead, it opted for SoFi Stadium, the $5 billion home of the NFL’s Chargers and Rams. Therefore, the potential venues for the Final circled around Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York or even Vancouver.
Fact remains, there are certain stadiums which could certainly hold the biggest game in sports. Surely, FIFA’s decision will upset a number of fans who think the game belongs at a certain stadium.
Who should host the World Cup Final in 2026?
Knowing the situation, what are your thoughts? As of now, any stadium is virtually up for grabs to host the World Cup Final in 2026. Even a city like Atlanta, Miami or Dallas could host the Final.
As of now, the frontrunners to host the Final are, of course, Los Angeles and SoFi Stadium, Estadio Azteca in Mexico City and MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, just outside of New York City. Your selection will likely come from one of these three cities. However, that does not have to be the case.
Of the 16 cities and stadiums that host the 2026 World Cup Final, only one can host. There are historical venues and those that are among the most advanced and lavish in the world.
If it were up to you, what would be your pick to host the World Cup Final in the U.S., Canada and Mexico? Let us know in the comment section below, and see if anyone shares your same thoughts.
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