One Last Prediction for Thursday's U.S. World Cup 2026 Host Cities Reveal
Some late changes to my predicted U.S. host cities after a call with one of my sources
PAROS, Greece — Greetings from Greece! I’m on vacation, so this will be a short post, but I wanted to check in one last time before Thursday’s big announcement on the host cities for World Cup 2026.
My past week has been pretty straightforward: Attending the gorgeous wedding of our friends, consuming lots of Greek salads and Greek wines and reading good books by the pool. I can already give you a thumbs-up on soon-to-be-released soccer books by Briana Scurry (her terrific memoir comes out next week) and ESPN’s Ryan O’Hanlon.
But I did also have a call on Wednesday with one of my better sources on the bid process for World Cup 2026. And what I learned was this: