If the United Bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States is chosen, Baltimore would be one of 23 cities in the running to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
If the United Bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States is chosen, Baltimore would be one of 23 cities in the running to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. (TaManKunG / Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Baltimore has been included as a host city in the United Bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

The United Bid announced its list of 23 candidate host cities that will be included in the bid book. Baltimore, which would use M&T Bank Stadium for games, joins three cities in Mexico, three in Canada and Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Tenn., New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Fla., Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington.

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If the World Cup is awarded to the United Bid, FIFA would select up to 16 host cities from the proposed 23.

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