The San Francisco 49ers are expected to be awarded the rights to host Super Bowl 60 next week in 2026, team and league sources confirmed to The Athletic on Thursday. Sports Business Journal first reported the news. Here’s what you need to know:

The 49ers previously hosted Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in 2016.

In the year Opened in 2014, Levi’s is one of the 2026 FIFA World Cup games to be co-hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico that summer.

The league’s owners will cast their official votes for the Super Bowl 60 host on Tuesday.

“If the Bay Area gets the chance, we would be honored to host Super Bowl LX,” 49ers president Al Guido said Thursday.

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The 49ers plan to borrow $120 million from the NFL Stadium Fund to upgrade their premium seats, suites and scoreboards over the next three years.

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