A day after an array of unquestioned promotional celebration for soccer games . . . Kansas City is finally getting hit with a price tag.
To wit . . .
JUST AS OUR TKC BLOG COMMUNITY PREDICTED: THE COST FOR THE SOCCER GAMES ALREADY STARTS OUT WITH MILLIONS IN TAXPAYER CASH!!!
Even worse . . . Most of us won't see any benefit beyond social media hype.
Meanwhile . . .
The Hunt family moved to the front of the line in this taxpayer feeding frenzy.
Here's the word so far . . .
"GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium will be the host venue for Kansas City’s portion of the series and will undergo some upgrades to accommodate the games, which Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said will cost around $50 million."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The World Cup buzz continues one day after Kansas City learned it will host 2026 tournament matches. "I think that is just something so exciting to have come to our city," Kansas City native Quincy Burnel Daniels said.
As the Kansas City region gets into the nuts and bolts of planning for 2026 World Cup games, enhancing bus and streetcar transit service will be key as tens of thousands of potential visitors seek ways to efficiently navigate the region.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The FIFA World Cup is coming to Kansas City in 2026 , and passion for the sport is easy to find in the metro. El Padrino in Kansas City, Kansas, sells soccer jerseys representing countries all over the world .
The Kansas City Sporting Commission is preparing to head to New York for meetings with FIFA about the 2026 World Cup. The city manager of Kansas City said they are anticipating hosting five to seven games and tens of thousands of people, but they'll have more concrete answers after the meetings next week.
After much consternation, the ultimate beautiful game will be coming to Vancouver after all. FIFA officially announced today its 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
Developing . . .