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Dow Constantine

Executive Constantine on winning 2026 FIFA World Cup bid


King County Executive Dow Constantine made the following statement after FIFA chose the North American "United 2026" bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament. Seattle is one of 17 U.S. sites that will be considered to host matches.


I, along with many others, will strongly make the case that our metropolitan region has the world-class venues, transit infrastructure, accommodations, and passionate soccer community to make this a success. Generations of homegrown fans, and enthusiasts from across the globe, are eager for our once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to welcome the world's game in 2026.
King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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