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The United States and Mexico compete at MetLife Stadium in an international friendly soccer match in 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The stadium will be the host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup final, which was announced in February. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)
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2026 FIFA World Cup: How New York/New Jersey Got the Final And What’s Next

Years of work boiled down to a Sunday afternoon in February. After months of delays, FIFA was finally releasing the match schedule for the 2026 World Cup in North America. The culmination of the TV show — “a tough watch” said more than one person interviewed for this story — was the reveal of where […]

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Lisa Lutoff-Perlo Named President and CEO of FIFA World Cup 2026 Miami Host Committee

Business executive Lisa Lutoff-Perlo has been announced as the president and chief executive officer of the FIFA World Cup 2026 Miami Host Committee with Janelle Prieto and Ray Martinez serving as the chief marketing officer and chief operating officer, respectively. A South Florida resident, Lutoff-Perlo is on the board of directors for AutoNation and serves […]

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The United States and Mexico compete at MetLife Stadium in an international friendly soccer match in 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The stadium will be the host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup final, which was announced in February. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)
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MetLife Stadium to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup Final

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will host the 2026 FIFA World Cup final as the schedule and host city allotments were announced on Sunday, two years out from when the biggest World Cup in history comes to North America. MetLife Stadium won the right to host the final in a two-venue competition against […]

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The FIFA World Cup Winner's Trophy is shown during the FIFA World Cup 26 Official Brand Launch at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/FIFA)
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What We’re Hearing About the 2026 FIFA World Cup Schedule

(Editor’s Note: The 2026 FIFA World Cup has been billed as the biggest yet with 48 teams, three countries and more host cities than ever before. And throughout the process from FIFA’s visiting host city candidates, to the day of the announcement in July 2022 of which cities will host games and an inside view […]

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The FIFA World Cup trophy is on display in the United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

FIFA Renews With Qatar Airways as Sponsor for 2026 and 2030 Men’s World Cups

Qatar Airways has been renewed as the airline sponsor for the men’s World Cup in 2026 in North America and the 2030 tournament expected to be in Europe, Africa and South America, FIFA said, extending its original two-tournament deal that started with the 2018 event in Russia. The value of the new Qatar Airways deal […]

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Seattle FIFA World Cup 2026 Organizing Committee Appoints Lisa Chin as Chief Legacy Officer

SeattleFWC26, the local organizing committe for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, has hired Lisa Chin as its new Chief Legacy Officer, the first and (as of now) only dedicated legacy position within an executive team across the 16 host cities. SeattleFWC26’s first legacy initiatives included its collaboration with the Seattle Sounders FC charitable arm, Rave […]

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Philadelphia CVB Names Jennifer Nagle VP of Special Projects

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced Jennifer Nagle as vice president of special projects charged with leading initiatives related to the bureau’s focus on sporting events such as the 2026 FIFA World Cup and 2026 MLB All-Star Game. “Jen knows the PHLCVB well and her deep-rooted connection to the city makes her the […]

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Seattle 2026 World Cup Organizers, Puyallup Tribe Announce Supporter Agreement

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians and Seattle 2026 local organizing committee ahead of the FIFA World Cup have signed a host city supporters agreement, marking the first time in the tournament’s history that an indigenous people have entered into an agreement with any host city. The official announcement was made in front of a red […]

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FIFA, Concacaf Collaborate on 2026 World Cup Marketing Campaign

On the eve of the Concacaf Nations League semifinals and championship weekend in Las Vegas, FIFA and Concacaf will promote and market all major upcoming official Concacaf national‑team competitions together with the FIFA World Cup 2026. “The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be unique in terms of the impact it’ll have not only on the […]

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