Messi kisses the World Cup during the Qatar 2022 award ceremony (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

King Mohamed VI of Morocco said Tuesday that Your country, Spain and Portugal will submit a joint bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup. The announcement came in a speech delivered in Kigali on his behalf by Minister of Education and Sports Chakib Benmousa at a ceremony organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

“This joint candidacy, unprecedented in the history of football, will bring together Africa and Europe, the North and South of the Mediterranean and the African, Arab and Euro-Mediterranean worlds”, underlines the message. In this way, the alliance with Ukraine falls which the Iberian powers concocted in October 2022, after Andriy Pavelko was suspended from the presidency of the Ukrainian Football Federation, after being accused of corruption.

Thus, the trio intends to compete with the joint South American proposal formalized by Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chilewith the historic impact that the 2030 edition will be that of the Centenary of the World Cups.

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