World Cup 2030

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    maniak Full Member

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    Portuguese media saying Spain is trying to organize the 2030 World Cup together with Portugal and Morocco.

    A World Cup in 2 continents would be something new. What's the general opinion about this possibility?
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    I would like a Uruguay-Argentina world cup.

    Makes sense to celebrate 100 years of WC where it all began.
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    This is exactly what will happen.
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    Hope so. Europe would miss out, but i would love to go to that WC and visit Argentina/Uruguay, having some roots there
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    maniak Full Member

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    Isn't Argentina completely broke right now?

    And Uruguay is too small for a modern WC. Maybe Brazil-Uruguay?

    But again, I read Brazil lost a lot of cash in the WC and Olympics recently, plus the economic situation seems to be getting worse.

    I think finances will be the big obstacle for a South America WC.
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    It'll definitely be Uruguay in some part. Maybe opening match and final or along those lines.
    But there's great optimism in Latin America that it'll be held there due to first wc in Uruguay in 1930.
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    maniak Full Member

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    It would be poetic. Are there any credible rumors?
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    There's already a Uruguay–Argentina–Paraguay bid on the table and I'm sure they'll stump up the money between them for 12 years time.
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    Seven Seas Sardines Full Member

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    Argentina has insane inflation at the moment. When I came here two years ago $1 was 14 pesos, now it's 40... I'd be surprised if there'll be money over here for the next couple of decades..
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    RoyH1 Full Member

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    Don’t sleep on China. FIFA is desperate to have them hold a WC over there. If they come with a bid, it’ll be really hard to beat that.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    Asia have a World Cup in 2022.
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    RoyH1 Full Member

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    Yes. But didn't FIFA end the rotation principle after the Brazil bid? As far as I remember only the confederation that held the last WC cannot bid.
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    They'll all club together for it and try to take a piece of the action.
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    Dan Smells of wee

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    Changeisgood New Member

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    I agree, this is where it should go.
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    Yes isn't this the year England with Scotland, Wales and Ireland want to host?

    I wouldn't be against Argentina-Uruguay doing it though.
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    West London White Banned

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    Yup. Although given the turbulence of the Argentine economy I don't know if it would be wise. I'd like to see it though.
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    West London White Banned

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    They should just move the 2022 World Cup to China.
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    Wasn't the Brazil economy in a mess around the time they hosted in 2014? I remember there were protests on the streets when they hosted the Confed cup the year before.

    It's 12 years away, maybe things will pick up. Argentina nearly went bust in 2001 and then a few years later things were pretty stable.
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    KingMinger22 City >>> United. Moaning twat

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    I am fairly confident it will be England + one or more of the other home nations.

    It’s way, way overdue.
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    KingMinger22 City >>> United. Moaning twat

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    Argentina is a middle income country in economic turmoil right now. Uruguay has a population of 5m.

    Neither are close to being fit to host a WC.
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    Changeisgood New Member

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    Uruguay at 5m, Qatar probably has half of that, and it has zero football history. Makes you think how on earth this 2022 WC is going to be pulled off.
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    KingMinger22 City >>> United. Moaning twat

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    I think the Qatar World Cup is nothing short of a disgrace.
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    Snafu17 Full Member

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    Yeah, but this is FIFA we are talking about.
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    Changeisgood New Member

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    Indeed. I cannot bring myself to not watching a WC, but this will test my limits.
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    AaronRedDevil New Member

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    I would love the WC to be hosted in the U.K. & Ireland. Get the chance to see great national teams without spending a fortune.
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    Dwazza Coke is it!

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    I would like a World Cup hosted in major cities across the world.
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    The 100 year WC should be done like the next Euro, have a group each near a major city somewhere.

    The final can go to Uruguay.
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    Robbyb03 New Member

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    I’d like to see England host to World Cup in 2030.
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    Argentina was worse off in 1998-2002 and they recovered. Economic Crisis are the bread and butter of Latin America. Brazil was also in the middle of a recession during WC/Rio Olympics.
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    2030 will be a 48 team world cup and maybe even 64 as rumoured with 16 groups of 4 teams then round of 32 followed by Round of 16. If so only the UK and the US could hold the tournament and maybe the combined Iberian bid with Morroco.

    Uruguay and Argentina would be nostalgic but financially impossible, the combined UK bid looks to be the sensible option with Both Northern and Southern Ireland joined by Wales, Scotland and England.
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    UK World Cup would be great, largely because the infrastructure is there to host the World Cup if it started tomorrow, and there won't be issues with rushing to build stadia in terrible working conditions and people dying. Not that FIFA give a toss about that.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Multiple country World Cups are rubbish.
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    esmufc07 Elvis has theft the building Scout

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    The infrastructure is there in the south. Good luck when millions of tourists descend on the north and need a train!
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    By 2030 we won't need trains anymore :wenger:
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    You would need to extend the tournament to two full months or even more to allow for intercontinental travel which would be inevitable under this format. It’s plenty of hassle for teams and even more for fans.
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    Trains are shite here in the south too. IMO the north west has much better transport links. And if you're going to Scotland from anywhere from the Midlands and below, you might as well fly, considering how cheap it is (and how extortionate trains are)

    Hopefully they'll just leave Scotland out of it. They can have a pity qualification spot, but their grounds are all a dump anyway.
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    Sunspear17 Full Member

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    What I find crazy about the 2030 WC is that Mbappe will be coming to the end of his career ha. I wonder if they'll be a new wonderkid on the scene ready to take the football world by storm.
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    LennonNL nipple flasher and door destroyer

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    For China to be ineligible in 2030, Asia needs to hold the 2026 World Cup.