By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Soccer fans have had Thursday circled on their calendar for years. It’s the day Philadelphia could learn if it will be a host city for the 2026 World Cup.

The World Cup will be played across the United States, Mexico and Canada. Now we’ll find out exactly where.

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FIFA is expected to make their big announcement Thursday afternoon.

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If Philly is selected, the games would be played at Lincoln Financial Field.

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Sixteen different cities are vying for a total of 10 spots.