The Los Angeles World Cup Committee introduced on Tuesday that the LA Galaxy president Chris Klein and Los Angeles FC co-president Larry Freedman as co-chairs of the area’s bid to host a number of video games of the FIFA World Cup in 2026. The final time town of Los Angeles hosted the World Cup video games was in 1999.
Los Angeles the nation’s No 1 soccer metropolis
“Los Angeles has a wealthy and storied soccer historical past with a deeply passionate and numerous group of followers, from youth athletes to international superstars,” stated Chris Klein, LA Galaxy President. “This metropolis is a multicultural epicenter with supporters of groups and nations all through the world. L.A.’s sources and infrastructure will set the usual for a number metropolis and make it an ideal location for essentially the most celebrated match on the earth.”
Uniting the World’s Metropolis by means of the World’s Sport.📝 #LAFC Co-President Larry Freedman named Co-Chair of the LA World Cup Host Committee.
— LAFC (@LAFC) June 29, 2021
US to co-host World Cup
Klein and Freedman will lead the Committee, who will supply to FIFA and the US Soccer Federation probably the most historic stadiums on the earth, the Rose Bowl and the newly-built SoFi stadium. The US will co-host the World Cup in 2026 with Mexico and Canada.
“L.A. is actually a soccer metropolis,” stated Larry Freedman, LAFC Co-President. “From playgrounds to metropolis parks, youngsters and adults alike play soccer right here from daybreak till nightfall. We’re proud to be part of the Los Angeles World Cup Host Committee, working with different members of the Committee to make our collective imaginative and prescient of bringing the world’s greatest gamers to the world’s metropolis a actuality.”