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News

/ 16 days ago

Report says Estadio Azteca not ready for World Cup 2026

Canada, the US, and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup, and the clock is ticking down the days before the big event. With 16 host cities spread throughout the three nations, this World Cup will be the first to include 48 teams. The two Canadian sites, located on opposite sides of the nation, are […]

News

/ 44 days ago

UK bids for men's World Cup off table for next two decades

The United Kingdom has officially announced its intention to host the Women's World Cup. However, the possibility of hosting the men's tournament won't be considered for another 20 years. Efforts to host the event in 2006 and 2018 were unsuccessful, therefore the country hasn't hosted the event since 1966. UK Sport has unveiled a comprehensive […]

World Cup

/ 74 days ago

FIFA reveals World Cup 2026 match details for each host city

After lengthy delays by FIFA, the world's governing body of soccer has finally announced how many games each city will get, as well as who will host the 2026 World Cup Final. World Cup 2026 match details Here are the details city by city for the 104 games in total: Atlanta: The city will host […]

FIFA World Cup

/ 85 days ago

Germany picks US city for preferred World Cup base camp

Canada, Mexico, and the USA will all play host to the 2026 World Cup at the same time, making it a first of its kind. An additional innovation is that 48 teams will compete for the global championship. Previously, the Finals involved only 32 teams. Even here, the potential is quite alluring since Americans prefer […]

Business of Soccer

/ 97 days ago

FIFA makes Los Angeles U-turn: World Cup 2026 is coming to LA

SoFi Stadium in the Los Angeles area looks set to host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches once again. The state-of-the-art arena was previously picked as one of the 11 United States venues for the upcoming tournament. However, a feud between the governing body of the sport and Stan Kroenke seemed to spoil these plans. Kroenke […]

Argentina

/ 132 days ago

Dutch hero Bergkamp's legendary goal honored on banknote

Dennis Bergkamp, a legendary Arsenal player, will soon have one of his most famous goals commemorated on a banknote. Very few people can forget Dennis Bergkamp's spectacular goal for the Netherlands in the World Cup quarter-final match against Argentina in 1998. All of it—the assumption, the cutting motion, and the goal-scoring shot—was extraordinary. The magnificent […]

FIFA

/ 138 days ago

Can more than one country host the FIFA World Cup?

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. Every four years, a world champion is crowned, and the month-long festivities captivate nearly the entire planet. Traditionally, just one nation handles hosting duties for the tournament. But can multiple countries host the FIFA World Cup? The answer is yes – and it's […]

FIFA World Cup

/ 147 days ago

Has the World Cup ever been held in the USA?

Global fans have been enthralled by the World Cup's past for over a century. In the most watched sport on Earth, it is, after all, the grand finale. The event expanded from its humble beginnings as a sporting event. In the modern era, it is a worldwide phenomenon that draws billions of spectators every year. […]

Argentina

/ 147 days ago

Brazil risk heavy penalty after fans' riots in Argentina defeat

After the brawl and violence broke out during Brazil's World Cup qualifier against Argentina, the Confederation of Brazilian Football (CBF) still has not taken responsibility. According to their argument, the local authorities had no problem with the security preparations or the supporters' lack of separation. Each side blamed the other for the violent occurrences that […]

eSports

/ 171 days ago

Saudi Arabia to host Esports World Cup in the summer of 2024

Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the inaugural Esports World Cup in the summer of 2024. It should be an interesting preparation ahead of the 2034 FIFA World Cup, which Saudi Arabia will be hosting. Australia backed out of a bid to host the competition, making Saudi Arabia the only candidate to host the competition. […]

FIFA

/ 195 days ago

Leipzig boss slams FIFA for 'stupid' multicontinental World Cup

For the first time ever, the 2030 World Cup will be contested on three continents and in six different nations. The tournament's first three games will be hosted by Uruguay, Argentina, and Paraguay, with the remaining fixtures spread throughout Morocco, Portugal, and Spain. The suggested ideas for the event in 2030 are hard to see […]

FIFA

/ 254 days ago

USA's Club World Cup is a power play by FIFA against UEFA

In 2025, the USA will host FIFA's revamped Club World Cup with an increased number of teams. FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced that the event will expand to 32 teams. There will be 12 European teams participating. That includes the UEFA Champions League winners from 2021-24 (Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Manchester City). Using the same […]

FIFA

/ 402 days ago

New World Cup 2026 format features record number of games

FIFA is reportedly set to announce the official 2026 World Cup format. The governing body of the sport appears ready to expand the total amount of games at the tournament to 104. This would also extend the total length of the competition from 29 to 39 days. According to a report by The Athletic, FIFA […]