Are they confident they can host the World Cup on its legendary centenary? Will they achieve the feat of hosting it?
nomination United kingdom To organize World Cup 2030Which Spain and Portugal also compete for together, is still standing, despite the events that took place in the European Cup final.
What was witnessed in the title struggle between England and Italy, which ended with the arrest of 90 people and the flight of hundreds to Wembley, in addition to the destruction that occurred throughout the city, cost the English team two punishing matches behind closed doors. A fine of 100 thousand euros.
However, Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston confirms that the candidacy is still on, and that although it has been damaged by these events, it has not been derailed.
“I blame those who engaged in this despicable behavior to belittle the national sport and jeopardize our ability to prove to UEFA and FIFA that we are capable of hosting the World Cup,” Huddleston said.
He added: “However, in the conversations we had, we realized that it was a specific event and that we could organize events. I don’t think what happened at Wembley will stop our candidacy.”
The minister’s statements come after complaints from other representatives that the study that precedes submitting the nomination, which is estimated to cost about 11 million pounds, is “illogical” because “it is impossible to win.”
In addition to the nomination of Spain and Portugal, Morocco and the joint nomination of Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile and Argentina chose to organize this World Cup, for which the quota of candidates has not yet closed.
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