2026 World Cup final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey

AP , Sunday 4 Feb 2024

The 2026 World Cup final will be played at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on 19 July.

Aerial view of the empty Azteca stadium in Mexico City. Photo: AFP

FIFA made the announcement Sunday at a Miami television studio, allocating the opener of the 39-day tournament to Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca on June 11.

The U.S. team will play its opener at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on June 12, then travel to Seattle’s Lumen Field and finish the group stage at SoFi.

The third-place game will be at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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