SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Baltimore’s Bid to Host the 2026 World Cup

| August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

In this Episode of SoBo Spotlight Nathan and Kevin are joined by Terry Hasseltine, the Executive Director of Maryland’s Sports Commission. He is leading Baltimore’s efforts to be a host city in the 2026 FIFA World Cup which is taking place in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. We discuss Baltimore’s chances to be one of the 10 American hosts cities, why M&T Bank Stadium and the surrounding area are such an asset to the bid, what the festivities would be like if the World Cup came to Baltimore, and additional sporting events eyed for the City.

Terry Hasseltine

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