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Baltimore not among 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup held in U.S., Canada and Mexico

June 17, 2022
man playing soccer game on field

When Boston and Philadelphia were announced, it was obvious what was to come. And by the time New York was selected — the final nail in the coffin — Baltimore officially had been eliminated as a 2026 World Cup host. Baltimore, vying to host World Cup matches at M&T Bank Stadium as part of a joint bid with Washington, came up short as FIFA, the global governing body of soccer, selected 11 U.S. cities but did not pick Baltimore during its televised selection show Thursday evening.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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