Cities that do not make the final cut will still have the opportunity to be involved in the World Cup by serving as the location for the International Broadcast Center, hosting team base camps or hosting other major events.
Mosaic Stadium is one of nine Canadian stadiums being considered with others including B.C Place in Vancouver, Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium and Toronto's BMO Field.
For the 1994 World Cup (24 teams, 52 games), the US venues were: Foxboro Stadium (no longer exists), Giants Stadium (no longer exists), D.C.'s RFK Stadium (near death), Orlando's Citrus Bowl (major renovation), Soldier Field (major renovation), Pontiac Silverdome (scheduled for demolition), Dallas' Cotton Bowl (major renovation), the Bay Area's Stanford Stadium (major renovation) and Pasadena, California's Rose Bowl (minor renovation).
Within the United States, 37 stadiums within 34 cities are being considered, including stadiums in Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Under the joint bid, the United States would host 60 of the 80 World Cup matches, with Mexico and Canada splitting the remaining 20.
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A sellout crowd of 64,101 came to U.S. Bank Stadium in August 2016 for an International Champions Cup match played on temporary grass between Italy's AC Milan and England's Chelsea.
The 2026 World Cup committee started its outreach for cities to declare their interest in hosting the world's largest soccer competition. Each venue included in the request has to have at least 40,000 seats for the group-stage matches, and U.S. Bank Stadium has 63,000.
The USSF will release a shorter list of potential venues in September after discussion with local leaders and stadium authorities, according to the news release.
Only a small fraction of these identified cities will become Official Host Cities of the tournament, if it is awarded to the United Bid.
U.S. Bank Stadium is no stranger to hosting worldwide soccer matches. Final bids are due in January 2018.