Morocco, Portugal, Spain to host 2030 World Cup, 3 games in South America
Morocco, Portugal, and Spain won a joint bid to host the 2030 men’s World Cup on Wednesday, with governing body FIFA awarding three of the tournament’s opening games to Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay to commemorate the 100th anniversary of soccer’s most prestigious event.
It’ll be the first World Cup hosted on multiple continents.
All six countries will automatically qualify for the 2030 edition, according to The Athletic’s David Ornstein.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the first of the three matches in South America will take place in Montevideo’s Estadio Centenario, which hosted the majority of the matches during the first-ever World Cup in 1930.
Uruguay won the inaugural World Cup, beating Argentin