In early 2018, before the Los Angeles Football Club had participated in its first Major League Soccer match and Banc of California Stadium at Exposition Park had opened, the L.A.  

World Cup Host Committee began the process to campaign for its spot as a number city for the 2026 World Cup. 

The international competition hosted by FIFA, the governing body of association football worldwide, happens each four years and attracts hundreds of thousands of fans across the world.

North America (the United States, Canada and Mexico) was decided on as the region for the 2026 games in a unique joint bid in June 2018,  

making this the first World Cup anchored by 3 co-hosts, with Canada and Mexico set to host 10 games each, and 60 games to be played in the U.S.  

If Los Angeles is selected to host World Cup matches, the local economy is expected to be bolstered through revenue

Klein says that based on the state-of-the-art stadiums Los Angeles has now, the 2026 World Cup can break revenue records previously held by the 1994 games.

Money aside, the host committee is most involved with the cultural impact this will have on the city, and bringing the diversity of Los Angeles’ citizens to the sport. 

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