2026 World Cup coming to Seattle’s Lumen Field

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Ben VanHouten - freelancer, FR171844 AP

FILE - Lumen Field is shown during an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Seattle. There are 23 venues bidding to host soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada.

SEATTLE, Wash. — The World Cup is coming to Washington.

Seattle will be one of 10 host cities during the 2026 games.

Lumen Field is home to Seattle Sounders, the OL Reign and the Seattle Seahawks. It opened in 2002 and has a capacity of about 69,000.

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