Kansas City Works Toward World Cup 2026 That Nobody Wants

One of the most controversial sporting organizations in the world has its eyes set on Kansas City and inept local leaders are inviting them in the front door whilst smarter towns like Chicago want nothing to do with the group.

Here's part of the local pitch . . .

“We are working closely with FIFA and US Soccer and continue to provide updated materials and information to promote our bid,” says Kathy Nelson, President & CEO of the Kansas City Sports Commission. “The engagement from these organizations definitely strengthens our proposal that hosting matches in Kansas City would draw supporters and attendees from across an entire region of the United States.”

"Visit KC2026.com to learn more."

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KC2026 World Cup bid secures endorsements from surrounding states

As part of the on-going efforts to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to Kansas City, the KC2026 bid team has received endorsements from youth soccer associations located throughout the Midwest region. In addition to the Kansas State Youth Soccer Association and Missouri Youth Soccer Association, the