As the U.S. Soccer Federation continues building momentum towards its 2018/2022 bid to host the World Cup, the list of cities has now been trimmed to 27, with 32 possible stadiums still in the mix.
11 cities have been cut, leaving cities like Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Seattle, St. Louis, and Cleveland amongst the contenders to potentially host World Cup events.
The deadline for the bid is May 2010, with the range of stadiums from 12 to 18. Stadiums must all have a minimum capacity of 40,000, with a capacity of at least 80,000 for the opening match and the final.
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