Under a new combined proposal with Washington, Baltimore would host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches, boosting the city’s chances of bringing the world’s most viewed sporting event to M&T Bank Stadium. U.S. Soccer, the sport’s governing body, had asked the cities earlier this month to collaborate on a “re-imagined” joint bid, reportedly over concerns about the viability of FedEx Field as a World Cup venue. As part of the joint bid that city officials announced Thursday, Washington would hold a fan festival on the National Mall.
Under new joint bid with Washington, Baltimore would host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches: ‘I think it gives us a stronger chance’
April 22, 2022