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Are you ready to watch world cup matches in LA?



The Los Angeles World Cup Host Committee this weekend welcomed FIFA delegates for an official FIFA World Cup 2026™ site visit, showcasing the region’s world-class venues and infrastructure in an ongoing bid to bring some of the world cup games to Southern California.

FIFA delegates and U.S. Soccer were led on tours of two of the nation’s most iconic sports and entertainment venues, Rose Bowl Stadium and SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. During the visit, the delegation also visited numerous locations proposed for training sites, base camps for international teams and the official FIFA Fan Fest. In addition to seeing the various venues, the delegates took part in a few uniquely LA activities, including the host city meeting at the Grammy Museum, a reception with local officials at Sony Pictures Studios and a culinary experience representing the diverse cultures and neighborhoods of Los Angeles by Wolfgang Puck.



“The Los Angeles region has a rich history of hosting the world’s greatest sports and entertainment events, a privilege that consistently benefits our entire region,” said Kathryn Schloessman, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission President & CEO. “We are grateful for the FIFA delegation’s consideration, as hosting the FIFA World Cup™ here would strengthen our local businesses, drive philanthropic impact, and unite all Angelenos through the Beautiful Game, just as it has before.”


“It was an honor to meet with the FIFA delegation this weekend and help showcase the incredible venues and our dynamic city of Los Angeles,” said Larry Freedman, LAFC Co-President. “We know that LA is one of the premier soccer cities in the world, and we are excited to continue working with our partners and the Host Committee to ensure our vision of the World Cup™ becomes a reality here.”


The official bid video featuring actor Will Ferrell, LA Galaxy and US Soccer legend Cobi Jones and narration by one of history’s most iconic broadcasters, Vin Scully.



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