Monday, February 26, 2024

The World Cup Final will take place at the MetLife Stadium in New York

FIFA has announced through its official channels that the 2026 World Cup matches will be held in three stadiums: the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The end? It’s not at Azteca Stadium, but at MetLife Stadium in New York.

This Sunday, February 4, FIFA clarified how to distribute the 104 matches for each of the stadiums of the next World Cup that will be played in the United States, Mexico, and Canada; thus, it will be the first time in history that it is organized. and the first with 48 participants.

Among the most relevant, it is known that the inaugural match will take place on June 11 at Azteca Stadium and that the final will take place on July 19 at MetLife Stadium in New York (82,500 spectators).

In addition, the semifinals will take place at AT&T Stadium in Texas (80,000) and Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta (71,000).

The matches that will be held at each venue in the 2026 World Cup

Mexico

Azteca Stadium in CDMX (87,523): Inaugural and games in group zones 24 and 53. Round of 16 79 and Round of 16 92.

Akron Stadium in Guadalajara (46,232): group zone matches 2, 28, 48, and 66.

Nuevo León de Monterrey Stadium (51,348): matches in group zones 12, 36 and 54. Round of 16 Final 75

Canada

Vancouver Stadium (54,500): Group zone matches 6, 27, 48, 51, and 64; Round of 16 85; and Round of 16 96.

Toronto Stadium (30,000): Group zone matches 3, 21, 33, 46, and 62; round of 16 in the final 83.

MetLife Stadium in New York (82,500): 7, 17, 41, 56, and 67; 16th Final 77; and Round of 16 91 and Final.

SoFi Stadium de California (70,000): 4, 15, 26, 39, and 59.

Levi’s Stadium in California (68,500): 8, 20, 31, 44, 60, and 16th 81.

Kansas City (76,416): 19, 34, 58, and 69; 16th 87; and quarterfinals 100.

Mercedes-Benz of Atlanta (71,000): 14, 25, 38, 50, and 72. 16th Final 80, Round of 16 95 and Semifinal 102

Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia (69,596): 9, 29, 42, 55, and 68. Quarterfinals: 89.

Hard Rock Stadium in Miami (75,540): 13, 37, 49, and 71; 16th 86; quarterfinals 99; and matches for 3rd and 4th place.

Lumen Field in Washington (68,740): group stages 16, 32, 52, and 63. 16th 82 and 8th 94.

Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts (65,878): 5, 18, 30, 45, and 61; 16th 74; and Quarters 97.

NRG Stadium in Texas (71,795): 10th, 23rd, 35th, 47th and 55th, 16th 79th, and eighth 90th.

AT&T Stadium in Texas (80,000): 11, 22, 43, 57, 70, 16, 76, and 86 Round of 16 93 and Semifinal 101.

The Azteca Stadium will not host the third world final

In this way, the Azteca Stadium, which will host the opening match among other matches of the 2026 World Cup, will finally not be the place for the final. The decisive matches of the 1970 edition (Pele’s Brazil won) and 1986 (Diego Maradona’s Argentina won) will remain in its history.

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