King County lobbying for Seattle as 2026 World Cup host city

Saturday, March 17, 2018

The 23 cities in North American vying for the
2026 Soccer World Cup
Seattle, along with 22 other North American cities, has been selected as a potential host city for the 2026 World Cup by the United Bid Committee, a group representing the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

County Executive Dow Constantine said,

"King County is well suited to host the world’s game in 2026 and we strongly encourage FIFA and the United Bid Committee to recognize our unique, welcoming, soccer-frenzied culture. 
"Our metropolitan region is home to a passionate soccer community, woven together by generations of homegrown fans and enthusiasts from across the globe, all eager for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."


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