Houston has been selected as one of the 11 U.S. host cities for the FIFA World Cup 2026!
Houston’s world-class hosting credentials, infrastructure and energizing venues like NRG Stadium have hosted multiple large-scale sporting events and will provide the ultimate environment for international players to perform at their best.
Houston will ensure full stadiums and a truly global celebration of soccer, in and out of competition.
Houston is set to host World Cup matches alongside ten other cities in the U.S., three in Mexico, and two in Canada, respectfully, set to kick off in the summer of 2026. For the first time, the tournament will feature 48 teams, expanding the world’s biggest and most popular sporting event.