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In 2026, the FIFA World Cup™ comes to the U.S for 30 days of raucous cheers, joyful chants, and elite competition. 17 cities are bidding for the privilege to host matches but only 10 will be chosen. From political conventions to Pope Francis to the NFL Draft, Philadelphia knows how to shine on the biggest stages under the brightest lights. But it’s our passion, intensity, and devotion to sports - our love of the game, whatever the game is - which sets us apart. Join our growing team to show FIFA that Philadelphia is ready for this moment.

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      Add your name now to bring the FIFA World Cup 2026™ to Philadelphia. Join our team!

Love of the Game Digital Mosaic

Submit your photograph today to be featured in the Love of the Game digital mosaic, designed by Philadelphia Artist Nilé Livingston,
symbolizing the passion for the game of soccer felt throughout the Philadelphia region.

40 Million Strong!

40 Million people reside within a 150-mile radius of Philadelphia, the most of any U.S. city

Conde Nast Traveler 2021 Gold List

Among eight places across the globe featured as best destination

59,500+ Hotel Rooms

In the Philadelphia Area

First World Heritage City in the United States

Home to 67 National Historic Sites, including Independence Hall