Spain and Portugal have been confirmed as the joint candidates to host this sporting event. South American countries like Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay expressed their interest.
Tel Aviv (DPA/EP).- According to Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s office, FIFA President Gianni Infantino advised Israel after a meeting held on Tuesday night And other countries in the region apply to host the 2030 World Cup. .
Infantino was the first head of the World Football Governing Body to visit Israel in this week’s FIFA Summit. As Bennett’s spokesperson wrote on Twitter, the FIFA president “proposed Israel to join other countries in the region. The idea of hosting the 2030 World Cup. Particularly with the United Arab Emirates.
Spain and Portugal are part of the confirmed candidate list to host the 2030 World Cup. Additionally, South American countries like Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and the United Kingdom expressed an interest.
In 2024, the final decision on who will organize the event will be made. In 2026, 48 teams will compete in the first World Cup. This will take place in the United States of America, Canada and Mexico.
FIFA is looking at the possibility of hosting the World Cup every 2 years starting in 2028. However this assumption has been resisted by many international organizations including UEFA.