Houston Awarded Hosting Rights for 2026 FIFA World Cup

Houston has been selected as one of the 11 U.S. host cities for the FIFA World Cup 2026™, FIFA announced today.
Houston 2026 World Cup Bid Committee leaders gathered at the Partnership Tower to watch the announcement TV show, live streamed from New York City, and celebrated the honor of being awarded the opportunity to host the world’s most prestigious sporting event.

The Spirit of Houston has been on full display throughout the bid process. Houston’s passion for soccer was showcased as the community rallied together to support the city’s bid to deliver a World Cup of the Future, in America’s City of the Future.


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