FOXBORO, MASS. (WHDH) - The FIFA World Cup is coming to North America in 2026 and Gillette Stadium is one of the venues being considered to host the international soccer competition.
The FIFA delegation began touring candidate host cities in the United States Wednesday with a stop at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, the home of the New England Revolution and Patriots.
Their tour is slated to last nine days with visits to Boston, Nashville, Atlanta, Orlando, Washington D.C., Baltimore, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Miami.
The remaining U.S. bidding venues, as well as those in Canada and Mexico, will be visited by the end of November.
The delegation is looking to finalize the best venues for the tournament in 2022.
(Copyright (c) 2022 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)