The president of FIFA, Gianni Infantinovisited the Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium of the NFL, one of the venues that aspire to host the final of the 2026 World Cup.
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Infantino went to the Arlington fieldjust outside of Dallas (Texas), to watch the duel between the Cowboys and the New York Jets of the second week of the NFL.
AT&T Stadium, with ability for more than 80,000 spectatorsis one of the candidates to host the end of the next World Cup which the United States will co-organize with Mexico and Canada.
According to media, others candidates are the Metlife Stadium from East Rutherford (New Jersey), home of the NFL’s Jets and Giants; he SoFi Stadium of Inglewood (California), home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Chargers, and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium from Atlanta (Georgia), where the Atlanta United of the MLS and the Falcons of the NFL compete.
The FIFA has opened new offices in Coral GablesMiami (Florida), and has begun hiring personnel for the organization of the next World Cup, the first expanded to 48 teams.
The decision on the stadium that will host the final is expected to Before the end of the yearpossibly around the month of Novembersaid sources close to FIFA.
He AT&T Stadiumwhich has a retractable roofwas inaugurated in 2009 and hosted the 2011 NFL Super Bowl as well as numerous international soccer matches, including a friendly preseason between Real Madrid and Barcelona last July.
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