Do You Live in a U.S. City That Might Host the 2026 World Cup?

10. Pittsburgh

Skyline of downtown Pittsburgh

Skyline of downtown Pittsburgh A newly installed field made a huge difference in its chances. | f11photo/iStock/Getty Images

  • Stadium: Heinz Field
  • Seating capacity: 68,400

If the U.S. had hosted the 2014 World Cup, Pittsburgh likely wouldn’t have made the list. The old playing surface at Heinz Field was prone to problems that would have made it a risky choice. A whole new field that was recently installed should make for better playing conditions. Whether that holds true in the future remains to be seen, but it puts Pittsburgh in the conversation.

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