29 July 2021 - 10:24 AM


Alamy | The World Cup could have an economic impact on Houston of more than $1 billion, three times greater than that of the $347 million impact the 2017 NFL Super Bowl played at the NRG Stadium.

Houston makes the case for hosting the World Cup: Event could have financial impact three times greater than the Super Bowl

  • The World Cup will be back on American soil in 2026 after a more than 30 year wait.
  • Houston is one of 17 US cities bidding for a host position due to the potential economic and cultural growth associated with the event.
  • President of the city's bid committee says Houston can deliver a 100 per cent renewable energy, zero waste tournament.

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