Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay will formalize the candidacy as venues for the 2030 World Cup

The officialization of the joint candidacy of Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay as venues for the 2030 World Cup will be announced this Tuesday at the AFA premises, in Ezeiza, during a press conference.

The president of the AFA, claudio tapiathe holder of the Conmebol, Alexander Dominguez, the Minister of Tourism and Sports of the Nation, Matthias Lammens, and authorities from the Uruguayan Football Association, the Paraguayan Football Association and the Chilean Football Federation.

Domínguez, for Conmebol, will be one of the voices that will argue to achieve the South American candidacy, based on what he expressed in Doha at the World Cup in Qatar that Argentina won last December. “The 2030 World Cup is not one more, it deserves a celebration with recognition for 100 years”said the Paraguayan leader then, who thought that it should be played in “Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and Chile”, countries that have already formally confirmed their candidacy three years ago.

The definition of the venue for the 2030 World Cup will take place at the 74th FIFA Congress to be held in 2024two years before the 23rd edition of the competition in the United States-Mexico-Canada.

The idea of ​​a joint candidacy for the 2030 World Cup came early from Uruguay and Argentinawho were the finalists of the first FIFA Cup held in 1930 in Montevideo.

In the bid for the organization of the aforementioned World Cup, South American countries must compete with Spain and Portugal, which recently also stated its intention to add Ukraine to its candidacy. Also youin third alternativeStill without official confirmation, it could be between Greece, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.