FIFA promises that no team will be harmed by the fact that the 2030 World Cup will be held in six countries on three continents.
The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Council announced on Wednesday that Spain, Portugal and Morocco will host the 2030 World Cup, but the first three matches – coinciding with the centenary celebration – will be hosted by Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay, and the first World Cup was held in 2018. Uruguay in 2018 1930.
The International Federation said: The six teams that will play their first match in South America and then travel to Spain, Portugal or Morocco will be given 11-12 days to travel and recover before the second group match.
The date of the final has already been set: July 21. According to FIFA, the South American matches will be held on June 8 and 9, a few days before the official opening matches on June 13 and 14. Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay, in addition to their three opponents, will play in the next match on June 21 and 22 after their first match.
However, the project must still be approved by the FIFA Congress.
Canada, the United States and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup, which will no longer include 32 teams, but 48. 48 national teams will also participate in the next World Cup.