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Baltimore Officials to Vote on Hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup

The Uruguay-Costa Rica match at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Photo by Danilo Borges/Portal da Copa, via Wikimedia Commons.

Barring any hiccups tomorrow, city officials will officially make Baltimore a potential host city for the world’s biggest soccer tournament eight years away.

Baltimore Considered as a Host City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

A shot from Johannesburg, South Africa, during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Photo by Steve Evans, via Wikimedia Commons.

Baltimore is among 32 cities being considered as hosts for the world’s biggest soccer tournament in 2026.

Watching the FIFA World Cup at Slainte


FIFA at Slainte

catch of the day fish (2)Even if you’re not usually a soccer fan, you’d have to be living under a rock to not hear the now constant buzz about the FIFA World Cup. It lasts through mid-July for a month of brutal and riveting games that pit country against country in the sport that America loves to ignore, but that every other nation on Earth just plain loves. So, if you feel like stepping outside of our national comfort zone just a wee bit to get in on the action and see what all the world-wide hype is about, you may just need the right bar in which to eat, drink, watch, and yell at the screen. The consensus: Slainte Irish pub is the best place in the state where you can do exactly that.