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BLOG: Kansas City reacts to World Cup host city announcement

Kansas City sports fans, dignitaries and many more celebrated the City of Fountains as a World...
Kansas City sports fans, dignitaries and many more celebrated the City of Fountains as a World Cup host city in 2026.(Gary Rohman | KC2026)
Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 5:20 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The much-anticipated announcement of Kansas City being a World Cup host city finally came. And Thursday afternoon saw the City of Fountains in the same line as just 10 of the largest metropolitan areas in the country: the opportunity to host one of the biggest sporting events in the world.

Kansas City sports teams, area political figures and agencies took to Twitter to post their excitement: