FIFA World Cup 2026™ Miami Host Committee gears up for seven epic matches with unprecedented public collaboration

The FIFA World Cup 2026™ Miami Host Committee proudly unveils a historic alliance between Florida state officials, city, and county leaders, establishing an executive advisory board. Led by Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, this distinguished group includes Broward County Mayor Nan Rich, Palm Beach County Mayor Maria SachsMonroe County Mayor Holly Merrill Raschein, Miami Gardens Mayor Rodney HarrisMiami Mayor Francis SuarezMiami Beach Mayor Steven Meiner and State Senator and Miami-Dade Legislative Delegation Chair Ana Maria Rodriguez, who will play a pivotal role orchestrating the world’s largest sporting event scheduled for the summer of 2026.


This effort emphasizes regional unity in hosting FIFA World Cup 2026TM, showcasing an unparalleled partnership and Florida’s commitment to delivering a world-class event. In addition, with Mayor Levine Cava spearheading the executive advisory board and supported by a strong contingent of female leaders, South Florida’s diverse leadership is in the spotlight during Women’s History Month, reinforcing the universal appeal of this global game and powerful role women will have in shaping the event.

“With so many key functions involved in planning this event from the variety of accommodations and key venue preparation to coordination of transportation, security, health, and emergency response, as well as managing the arrival experience and diverse events associated with the World Cup, it will be necessary for South Florida to rise to the occasion as a united region to  truly showcase how we work together to be the best hosts possible,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Levine Cava. “I have no doubt that this executive advisory board has the leadership, commitment, and drive to deliver on this global event.”


The FIFA World Cup 2026™ is anticipated to be one of the most significant sporting events globally, hosted jointly by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This edition will feature an expanded format with 48 teams, providing more nations with the opportunity to participate. The shared effort between the three host countries reflects the tournament’s ability to unite nations through the universal language of football and competition, drawing massive global attention and fostering a lasting impact on host nations.


Executive advisory board member, Florida State Senator, and Delegation Chairwoman Ana Maria Rodriguez, recognizes the importance of teamwork, “I am thrilled to join together with a dynamic and distinguished leaders from across South Florida as part of the executive advisory board, fostering unity across Miami-Dade and neighboring counties to make the FIFA World Cup 2026 a monumental success. This global event is not just an opportunity for South Florida but for all of Florida to shine on the world stage and show once again how our state unites around moments. Together, we will showcase our state’s collective strength and hospitality, leaving an enduring legacy for generations to come.”

The news builds on FIFA’s recent announcement of the tournament’s official match schedule, featuring seven matches at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, including the bronze final in July 2026. Specific team matchups will be disclosed in 2025.

Rodney Barreto, chairman and CEO of the Barreto Group, and co-chair of the FIFA World Cup 2026™ Miami Host Committee, expresses confidence, stating, “South Florida’s regional strength will be the perfect barometer to showcase that global events find a home here.”

Beau Ferrari, NBC Universal and co-chair of the FIFA World Cup 2026™ Miami Host Committee, adds, “We look forward to working together to build the team that will deliver this historic global event in 2026 and it’s lasting impact for our community in South Florida and throughout the State.”

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