Sen. Marshall Statement on FIFA Kansas City Pick

(Washington, D.C., June 16, 2022) – U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. issued the following statement after Kansas City was chosen as a host city for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

“Today is a great day for Kansas City! Kansas is home to some of the most devoted, fanatic soccer fans in the world that are ready to cheer on Team USA – and what better place than America’s heartland? The Kansas City community, alongside Sporting KC and the KC Sports Commission have shown unwavering commitment to make this dream a reality, and I congratulate them for their hard work,” said Senator Marshall. “The FIFA World Cup is the largest and most prestigious single sport event in the world and there is no better place for it to be held than Kansas City.”