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2026 World Cup Stadiums and Host Cities

The 2026 World Cup will be the first tournament hosted by three nations and also the first that will expand to 48 teams in the competition.

The 2022 World Cup has not started yet but preparations for the 2026 World Cup have already started. FIFA has announced the names of 16 stadiums for the 2026 World Cup including 11 in the United States, 3 in Mexico, and 2 in Canada. This is the first world cup with three host countries and also the first that will expand to 48 teams in the competition.

Read More: The 2022 World Cup full schedule, fixture and timing

As the number of team increase, so does the number of matches. There will be 80 matches in the 2026 World Cup which was 64 matches in the 32-team World Cup. The stadiums of the three host countries will host 60 matches in the United States, 10 in Canada, and 10 in Mexico.

The United States has been allocated 34 group matches, 12 rounds of 32 matches, 6 rounds of 16 matches, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals. Mexico and Canada will host each 7 group stage matches, 2 rounds of 32 matches, and 1 round of 16 matches.

Let’s have a look at the 2026 World Cup Stadiums and Host Cities

Canada 2026 World Cup Stadiums

BC Palace Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - BC Palace, Canada
  • City: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Capacity: 59,841
  • Year Constructed: 1983
  • Pitch Dimensions: 107m x 69m

BMO Field

2026 World Cup Stadiums - BMO Field, Canada
  • City: Toronto, Ontario
  • Capacity: 45,500
  • Year Constructed: 2007
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Mexico 2026 World Cup Stadiums

Estadio Akron

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Estadio Akron, Mexico
  • City: Zapopan, Jalisco (Guadalajara)
  • Capacity: 48,071
  • Year Constructed: 2010
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Estadio Azteca

2026 World Cup Stadiums and Host Cities
  • City: Tlalpan, Mexico City
  • Capacity: 87,523
  • Year Constructed: 1966
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Estadio BBVA

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Estadio BBVA, Mexico
  • City: Guadalupe, Nuevo León (Monterrey)
  • Capacity: 53,460
  • Year Constructed: 2015
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

USA 2026 World Cup Stadiums

AT&T Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - AT&T Stadium, USA
  • City: Arlington, Texas
  • Capacity: 92,967
  • Year Constructed: 2009
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Gillette Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Gillette Stadium, USA
  • City: Foxborough, Massachusetts
  • Capacity: 70,000
  • Year Constructed: 2000
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Arrowhead Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Arrowhead Stadium, USA
  • City: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Capacity: 76,640
  • Year Constructed: 1972
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Hard Rock Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Hard Rock Stadium, USA
  • City: Miami, Florida
  • Capacity: 67,518
  • Year Constructed: 1987
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Lincoln Financial Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Lincoln Financial Field, USA
  • City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Capacity: 69,328
  • Year Constructed: 2003
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

LEVI’s Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - LEVI"s Stadium, USA
  • City: Santa Clara, California
  • Capacity: 70,909
  • Year Constructed: 2014
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

Lumen Field

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Lumen Field, USA
  • City: Seattle, Washington
  • Capacity: 69,000
  • Year Constructed: 2002
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

NRG Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - NRG Stadium, USA
  • City: Houston, Texas
  • Capacity: 72,220
  • Year Constructed: 2002
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

SoFi Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - SoFi Stadium, USA
  • City: Inglewood, California
  • Capacity: 70,240
  • Year Constructed: 2020
  • Pitch Dimensions: TBD

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Mercedes-Benz Stadium, USA
  • City: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Capacity: 75,000
  • Year Constructed: 2017
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

MetLife Stadium

2026 World Cup Stadiums - Metlife Stadium, USA
  • City: East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Capacity: 87,157
  • Year Constructed: 2010
  • Pitch Dimensions: 105m x 68m

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