FIFA, the world governing body for soccer, has officially completed its lease and opened a brand new office in Miami, Florida, USA.
60,000 square feet of office space located in the leafy Miami suburb of Coral Gables. The FIFA office inside 396 Alhambra Circle is located less than two miles from the Biltmore Hotel and is shared with other building tenants, including HBO. It’s just six blocks from the Miracle Mile, an upscale area of shopping, dining, and entertainment.
FIFA is already moving fast by publishing job listings for staff who will work in the new office. Positions include Accountant, Payroll Manager, and World Cup 2026 Safety/Security Officer.
Why FIFA opens a Miami office?
World Soccer Talk reached out to FIFA for comment on the soccer body opening an office in the Miami area and what the purpose of the office is.
“As part of the ongoing preparations for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which is set to be the biggest and most exciting sporting event in the world, FIFA has opened an office in Miami,” said a FIFA spokesperson.
Miami quickly became one of the biggest soccer venues in the United States. Miami, the home of Lionel Messi and David Beckham, is also one of the host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The AFA, Argentina’s national football association, is building an official training facility in the city. This will double as AFA’s US headquarters to help expand the AFA brand across the United States.
In addition, it is a holiday destination for many of the world’s best footballers. Just this summer, the city hosted Neymar, Vini Jr. and Kylian Mbappé.
We reached out to the Miami World Cup 2026 planning committee, but they declined to comment.
There is an incredible amount of work ahead of the 2026 World Cup. That includes the White House setting up a new task force to help ease concerns about foreign soccer fans entering the United States. Millions of people are expected to come to the States for a future tournament. Although the competition is still three years away, government officials are taking a proactive approach to the problem.