Wednesday, June 13, 2018
KANSAS CITY RANKS AS TOP SOCCER TOWN & LIKELY TO EARN WORLD CUP VISIT!!!
Here's a somewhat important bit of good news or at least a slight justification of mostly fake local tourism numbers . . .
TKC FIRST: Kansas City is probably going to get a World Cup game given this town's solid soccer rep.
WalletHub: Kansas City Ranks Among The Top Soccer Cities In The Nation
Soccer Fandom in Kansas City (1=Best; 146=Avg.):
6th – Performance Level of MLS Team
15th – Min. Season-Ticket Price for MLS Game
6th – MLS Stadium Capacity
5th – MLS Fan Engagement
Kansas City ranks 8th overall and 6th among large cities.
Accordingly, here's a rare win on the way for the NEXTGEN of local fanboys . . .
KCTV5: Kansas City hopes for World Cup match after FIFA elects North America as 2026 host
KSHB: The Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation hopes a match will be played in Kansas City, as it is one of 23 candidate cities in the United Bid. FIFA will be responsible for making final stadium selections.
ESPN: With Chicago out of the running, a city in the country's heartland will be needed, and the Kansas City Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium fits the bill.
Developing . . .