2026 World Cup: Philadelphia hosts an exhibition at the Independent Visitor Center to promote bidding
Following the giant football hanging from the ceiling of the Independent Visitor Center, you will find the Philadelphia Football Stadium in 2026, a new interactive exhibition designed to support Philadelphia’s efforts to host the World Cup at Lincoln Financial Field in 2026.
the member of World Cup Bid CommitteeIncluding local football stars Carly Lloyd, Julie Eltz, Heather Mitz, Zach Stephen and Alejandro Bedoya, Mayor Jim Kenney joins On Tuesday, the free exhibition held on Sixth Street and Market Street had a grand opening.
court When the men’s championship returned to the United States for the first time since 1994, Philadelphia has been working hard to become one of the 10 US cities hosting the World Cup and will be the venue for related events. David L. Cohen, chairman of the bid committee, outlined some of the city’s selling points on Tuesday — including its walkability and public transportation — and said the new exhibition will help showcase the community’s passion for beautiful games.
“We think this is one of the best ways for our community to show FIFA and American football that we want to host the World Cup in 2026,” said Cohen, senior adviser to Comcast’s CEO.
Only time will tell whether FIFA has decided to participate in one of the world’s largest sporting events in this city.In January, the association stated Plan to designate host city “By the last quarter of 2021.” The competition will also be held in Canada and Mexico.
The stadium has a foosball table, and visitors can participate in a football challenge. It also includes areas for fans to leave notes in support of bringing the World Cup to Philadelphia, and places to leave souvenirs that record the history of the city and the sport.
“Since the late 19th century, our urban communities have been thriving with football clubs. The core of Kensington’s football history is there, and immigrants working in factories and factories often play between shifts,” Kenny said. “Now we see football games in West Philadelphia, Roosevelt Park, riverside wards, and every neighborhood in the city.”
The Philadelphia Football 2026 stadium will be held on October 31 Independent Visitor Center.
To increase Philadelphia’s chances of landing at the World Cup, Wawa announced its new store at the foot of the Pratt Memorial Bridge earlier this month. Will be the site of digital billboards supporting Philadelphia’s bid to host the World CupThe location of this store is also the only Wawa in the city that sells beer, making it the first place visitors see when driving into the city from Philadelphia International Airport.