Officially, the South American countries presented themselves as candidates to host the world Cup 2030, seeking to give a historical framework to the contest that will be 100 years old in said edition.
In an effort to celebrate the 100th anniversary of that first World Cup event in Uruguay 1930from South American football officially launched the candidacy of Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguayan and Chili to host the 2030 World Cup.
Backed by Alejandro DominguezPresident of conmebolyesterday the ceremony took place to officially present the joint candidacy of the countries concerned. The premises of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) in Ezeiza was the space selected to put the official proposal on the desk so that after Brazil 2014 the World Cup is held again on South American soil.
While there are many details to confirm, Matthias LammensMinister of Tourism and Sports of the Nation, present at the assembly in Ezeiza, referred to the possible venues and stadiums for the World Cup event in 2030.
Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile launch their candidacy for the 2030 World Cup
In the first instance, he affirmed that Argentina is being evaluated as the country with the most venues in the event, since the minimum availability of 12 stadiums must be confirmed before the fifa to be able to host an event such as a World Cup. In this way, the former president of San Lorenzo was encouraged to refer to the possible stadiums on Argentine soil to be destined for the matches of the World Cup yearning.
Confirming that the venues that have no doubt in the potential World Cup event are the monumental stadium in Argentina, where the opening party and the Centennial Stadium in Uruguay, destined for a potential endingalthough other scenarios are already being considered.
In addition to the stadium River, Argentina could have another four venues. The candidates? He Kempes of Cordoba, the only of La Plata, the Mother of Cities of Santiago del Estero and the Argentine Falklands from Mendoza. Added to them, the Mine also appear as optionsIthat of Mar del Plata and the stadium of Bicentennial de San Juan.
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Regarding the capacity of each of these scenarios, the River stadium is the leader with 84,567 locations after its remodeling. Followed by the stadium in Núñez is the Mario Alberto Kempes with a capacity for 57,000 people, the Único de La Plata with a capacity for 53,000 spectators, the Malvinas Argentina Stadium with space for 42,000 people and the Mother of Cities with a capacity for 30,000 fans.
Despite the enthusiasm that was printed in the countries that present themselves as joint candidates to host the next World Cup, after the United States-Mexico-Canada 2026, the decision will be known only in 2024 at the 74th Congress of the fifa. In tune with this view, Claudio “Chiqui” Tapia, president of AFA, showed his enthusiasm with hints of caution, acknowledging that much work will have to be done for the World Cup to be held on South American soil.
“History and passion are going to give us the possibility of hosting the 2030 World Cup,” he said. Wallwho was very optimistic about this proposal to put together a World Cup in four countries: “We know that we must work hard to convince and show the world that we can be the South American venue in 2030.”
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