2026 FIFA World Cup logo launched in New York city

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Picture credit: City of New York Government

19th May 2023 – (New York) The official brand and logo for the 2026 FIFA World Cup were launched in Times Square in New York City on Thursday morning. Scores of football fans and officials from New York and New Jersey attended the ceremony.

The New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy thanked FIFA for bringing the World Cup back to New Jersey and New York, while New York City Mayor Eric Adams said that New Yorkers can’t wait to welcome fans from across the globe to the city.

The newly unveiled New York/New Jersey 2026 official logo was displayed on billboards in Times Square, and the iconic New Year’s Eve “time ball” displayed a countdown to 2026.

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be jointly hosted by the United States, Canada, and Mexico with 16 host cities, 48 teams, and 104 matches. In 2022, New York City and New Jersey won a joint bid to host matches at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, during the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Picture credit: City of New York Government