Chicago one of 25 U.S. venues vying for 2026 World Cup
from Curbed Chicago
With the bitter sting of defeat (or the relief of a dodged financial bullet) from Chicago’s failed 2016 Olympic bid still relatively fresh in the minds of many Chicagoans, appealing to an international governing body like FIFA might evoke feelings of déjà vu. Chicago, however, will not be shouldering the sole burden should it be chosen to host the 2026 World Cup. The soccer federations of the United States, Canada, and Mexico have submitted an unusual three-country joint pitch for the event.
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