New Jersey’s Getting the FIFA World Cup Soccer Final in 2026
Good news, soccer fans! Great new, actually. A FIFA World Cup soccer final is finally coming to New Jersey.
Football is Life
Yep, it's a pitch. For much of the world, the game of soccer is the REAL football. Even Kanas' own Ted Lasso discovered that.
What is FIFA?
FIFA stands for Federation Internationale de Football Association, and it's simply the biggest, most important soccer tournament in the whole world. The World Cup began in 1930 and happens every four years.
The Most Recent FIFA World Cup Soccer Champions
The 2022 FIFA World Cup was played in the country of Qatar and the championship winning team was Argentina who defeated the French men's football team.
When is FIFA World Cup Final Coming to New Jersey?
The next FIFA World Cup Final is set to be played in 2026.
Where Will the FIFA World Cup Final Match Be Played
Not only was the United States awarded the FIFA World Cup in 2026, the final match will reportedly take place July 19th at MetLife Stadium in E. Rutherford, New Jersey.
Philly's Got Game, Too
According to Discover Philadelphia, Philly will host six of the FIFA World Cup 26 matches: 5 group stage matches and one round of the final 16.
The FIFA World Cup will bring soccer fans from all over the globe to New Jersey and Philadelphia for these high-profile, international matchups.
New Jersey and Pennsylvania will be waiting and, come 2026, the world will be watching!
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