Spain-Portugal set to bid for 2030 World Cup

10 June 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Spain and Portugal wants to be bid for the 2030 World Cup as co-hosts. Pictured is Gianni Infantino and Vladimir Putin seen during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

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James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

Spain and Portugal have kickstarted their joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup by ordering a feasibility study into hosting the centennial tournament.

A bid from the two nations has been widely anticipated, although there was no mention of Morocco joining up with them. 

The football federations of Spain and Portugal announced on Saturday the beginning of “a deep process of analysis on the possibility of presenting a joint bid to organize the World Cup of 2030”, said the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) in a statement.

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