Ukraine joins Spain and Portugal in search of the 2030 World Cup venue |  Video

Ukraine he joined to Spain and Portugal in his candidacy to organize the Soccer World Cup in the year 2030reported this Wednesday the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF).

Luis Rubialespresident of the RFEF, and Fernando Soares Gomes da Silvadirector of the FPF, announced that ‘the Iberian candidacy is now the European candidacy’, at a press conference held in Nyon, Switzerland, headquarters of the UEFA.

We think this candidacy is much better. If football is capable of changing people’s lives, it must also be capable of improving the world.

The proposal has the support of the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskyand the governments of the two Iberian countries in a proposal that “takes advantage of the idea that football can restore hope and peace.”

In a statement published on Wednesday, the RFEF declared.

The candidacy (from Spain, Portugal and Ukraine) strengthens ties with Europe, generating hope and providing reconstruction tools to the Ukrainian people, who have expressed their pride and gratitude for participating in this project.

The candidacy of Spain, Portugal and Ukraine for the 2030 appointment will compete with other candidacies as a collaboration between Egypt, Greece and Saudi Arabiaand a joint South American proposal for Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and Chile.

Last week marked seven months since Russian forces crossed the borders of Ukraine in the major military invasion in Europe since World War II. Moscow describes its action as a “special military operation”, while Kyiv and its Western allies claim that it is an illegal land grab.

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Tens of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict, millions have fled, and cities and towns have been reduced to rubble.

The 2022 World Cup will start on November 20 in qatarwhile the 2026 World Cup will be held in United States, Canada and Mexico.

(With information Reuters)

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