Gianni Infantino presented the logo of the next World Cup in Los Angeles in the presence of Alexis Lalas, Jorge Campos and Ronaldo
LOS ANGELES – FIFA unveiled the logos for the 2026 Mexico, United States and Canada World Cups. With a ceremony held at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, the organization’s president Gianni Infantino, as well as former Brazil player Ronaldo, presented the emblem of the next World Cup.
The logo features the number 26 in reference to the year in which the first World Cup in history will be held in three countries, in addition to the fact that the World Cup trophy appears in the middle as the main symbol of what will be the next football party.
The event was attended by people from the field of sports and especially from the three host countries. Jorge Campos from Mexico, Craig Forrest from Canada and Carly Lloyd from the United States, as well as Alexis Lalas as the host of the ceremony.
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The great Mexican former goalkeeper even said that you had to speak Spanish at the ceremony in Los Angeles and shared the emotions that playing the World Cup represents for him and what the world can expect from Mexico Is.
“It was very special for Mexico and me because it was my first World Cup (1994). It’s something unforgettable. It’s Mexico too, we have to speak in Spanish. It’s going to be something special, something unique. Mexico three world We’re going to be the first country to have the Cup, we’ve got to enjoy it, we’ve got to beat America and Canada. You understand. We always fight me longer and we always win (laughs),” Campos said.
In return, Infantino shared a moment with former Brazil striker Ronaldo to give the opening signal for the next World Cup race, in addition to taking the trophy center stage to unveil the logo.
In this regard, Ronaldo shared what it means to hold the title. “It’s amazing, the first time I won it I didn’t play but I was there, but the second time I scored eight goals and it’s like a dream come true, the World Cup you dream of as a kid in Brazil.” Let’s see and it’s beautiful”, said ‘Phenomeno’.
Finally, Gianni Infantino invited everyone to follow what he has already called “the World Cup in history” and said that it will undoubtedly be unforgettable due to the fact that the three countries will be part of the biggest football party in the world. Will be in charge.
“Welcome to all of us who are excited for the next World Cup. We all saw the last World Cup and it had everything. Argentina continues to celebrate and now we are here to start what will be 2026 What will happen there will not only be the best World Cup, but something else, it will be beyond imagination. Three countries, 48 teams, 16 cities and more than 6 million fans in attendance, plus 6 billion people at home watching and We will see the best World Cup. We will see each other here in three and a half years,” the FIFA boss said.
Likewise, Victor Montagliani, president of CONCACAF, as well as Charmaine Crookes, president of the Canadian Soccer Federation (Canada Soccer), were present at the ceremony.