Larsen Statement in Support of Efforts to Bring 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America

Apr 24, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today issued the below statement in support of a House Resolution recognizing and supporting efforts to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America:

“I fully support efforts to bring the 2026 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico and the United States,” said Larsen. “As an avid soccer fan, I am excited about the prospect of the games returning to North America. The World Cup not only unites billions of fans from around the world, but also generates significant tourism and economic growth. I am especially pleased that Seattle is one of the U.S. cities on the final list the bid committee will present.”