Atlanta will host World Cup 2026 matches
ATLANTA – Atlanta will be one of several cities at the center of attention for soccer fans across the globe. Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium was picked to be one of several venues set to host matches during the FIFA World Cup in 2026.
North America won a bid to host the pinnacle of international soccer in 2018. There will be matches in stadiums in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Both Atlanta and Dallas had been floated as host cities for the semifinals. They also have been suggested to the location fo the international broadcast center. What is known is Atlanta will likely host five to six games over a 30-day span. An announcement on where the matches will be held likely will not come until early 2023.
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