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FIFA unveils 2026 World Cup logo and assures it will be the “biggest” in history

The 2026 Football World Cup already has an official brand and logo. FIFA presented them at an event held in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The 2026 Soccer World Cup will be the first to feature 48 teams instead of the current 32, and will also be the first to be held in three countries: the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Where is the next world cup 2026?

FIFA President Gianni Infantino was in charge of unveiling the brand and logo of the 2026 World Cup, an event that was held at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, and was attended by football legends such as former Barcelona striker. and Real Madrid’s Ronaldo Nazario.

Soccer World Cup 2026: Stadium

“For the first time in history, a single image of the trophy and the year of the tournament are represented, an innovative design language that anchors the emblem for 2026 and beyond,” FIFA said in a statement. “The image and year of the trophy will allow for customization to reflect the uniqueness of each host nation while creating an identifiable brand structure for years to come,” he added.

Official logo of the 2026 World Cup.

World Cup 2026: Group Stage

The 2026 World Cup will have 12 groups of four teams and a total of 104 matches, including the final, which will be played on Sunday, July 19, 2026. The two best teams in each group, as well as the third-placed teams in the best-of-eight match group stage, will pass the first round and qualify for the round of 32. The country or the stadium where the 2026 World Cup final will take place has not yet been named.

2026 world cup final

FIFA also introduced the ‘We Are 26’ campaign, which hopes that “communities play an integral role” in the next World Cup. Infantino said, “We are 26 is a slogan.” “This is a moment in which three countries and an entire continent are saying collectively: we are united to welcome the world and present the biggest, best and most inclusive World Cup in history,” FIFA chief he said.

World Cup 2026: Venue

The 2026 World Cup will have 16 venues, most of them in the United States: Seattle, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami and New York/New Jersey. Overall, the United States will have 11 of the 16 spots for the 2026 Soccer World Cup.

Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldo Nazario and FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey

Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterey will be the venues for Mexico, while Vancouver and Toronto will be Canada’s representatives. The Mexican venues on Thursday unveiled the logos that will identify them at the tournament.

world cup 2026 logo

The logo of Mexico City, which the Azteca Stadium will provide for World Cup matches, maintains the official brand and base of the FIFA logo, although with other colours: purple, orange and green. Guadalajara’s logo is pink and purple, while Monterrey’s logo is inspired by its mountains, which are depicted in blue and the sky in red.

World Cup 2026: Qualifying Countries

The 2026 Soccer World Cup will be the first to have 48 teams instead of the current 32, and it will be the first time that it will be held in three different countries at the same time: the United States, Mexico and Canada.

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