Who will host the 2030 FIFA World Cup?

Egypt, Argentina and Saudi Arabia football badges with red, green and blue background

Egypt, Argentina and Saudi Arabia football badges with red, green and blue background

World Cup fever is spreading fast as the 2022 FIFA World Cup drama continues to unfold, with many fans looking ahead to the expanded World Cup format that will be present at the 2026 and 2030 World Cups.

Here is all the information we know regarding the bidding campaign for the hosting rights of the 2030 FIFA World Cup.

Morocco's World Cup 2030 Bid

Morocco and World Cup bids have an extensive history.

The North African state first bid for the World Cup hosting rights in 1994, losing out to the United States by just three votes.

They've bid unsuccessfully another four times since and are confirmed to try again for the 2030 World Cup.

CONMEBOL World Cup 2030 Bid

Following on from the decision to award the 2026 World Cup to the continent of North America, one-country World Cups could be set for a steady decline.

One of the most substantial bids for the 2030 World Cup is the Centenary World Cup bid with Uruguay pushing to host alongside Argentina, Chile and Paraguay, a full 100 years after they hosted the first-ever World Cup.

Peru and Bolivia are also interested in joining the hosting bid, but neither country has been confirmed to join the South American coalition.

2030 World Cup Iberian Bid

Europe's hopes for hosting the 2030 FIFA World Cup lie with the 'Iberian Bid', which represents a coalition bid between Spain, Portugal and Ukraine.

The countries involved intended to bid for the 2026 World Cup hosting rights, but FIFA's policy of rotating the host continent ruled them out of contention with the rights eventually going to a coalition of Mexico, Canada and the US.

Inter-continental World Cup 2030 Bid

The inter-continental bid is by far the most eye-catching and unusual proposed for the 2030 FIFA World Cup with Saudi Arabia, Greece and Egypt unifying in the hope of hosting the tournament.

The bid is led by efforts from Saudi Arabia but will also see games hosted in Greece and Egypt, culminating in a World Cup hosted across three different continents.

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