Sporting, Chiefs and Royals rally behind #KC2026 World Cup Bid

Sporting Kansas City, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Kansas City Royals have harnessed the excitement and energy of Sunday's Women's World Cup Final to support and shine light on the Kansas City 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid.

The United States Women's National Team claimed a fourth World Cup title on Sunday, defeating the Netherlands 2-0 in Paris. Throughout the match, live shots of the Kansas City Power & Light District watch party mesmerized viewers across the country and around the world.

At the end of the day, it was the strongest reminder yet that Kansas City is both deserving and ready to become an official Host City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Thousands have already signed the online petition to bring the 2026 World Cup to Kansas City, and those who haven't still can at

In conjunction with Sunday's electric watch party, Sporting captain Matt Besler, Chiefs quarterback and NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes, and Royals World Series winner Salvador Perez delivered an emphatic call to action: visit to sign the petition, donate and volunteer to help bring the world's biggest sporting event to Kansas City in seven years' time.