The 2026 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It will be the first time that these three countries have jointly hosted the World Cup, and the first time that the tournament has been held in North America since 1994.
The tournament will feature a total of 48 teams, an increase from the current 32-team format. The tournament will also feature an expanded knockout round, with the final being played on July 17, 2026, at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
The 2026 World Cup has already garnered significant attention, with many fans and soccer enthusiasts excited to see some of the world’s top teams and players compete on North American soil. It is expected to be a major sporting event, with an estimated economic impact of over $11 billion for the host countries.