“We have already demonstrated the ability to organize first-rate events. Portugal and Spain are ready to host, together with Ukraine, the 2030 World Cup. We want a championship for peace, to show the best of sport, but also the best values ​​of Europe”, wrote the Portuguese prime minister on Twitter, a message that was also published by the president of the Spanish government.

The two heads of government published each other's messages.

Ukraine will accompany Portugal and Spain in a joint bid to organise the 2030 Football World Cup.

“The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) have incorporated Ukraine in the bid for the 2030 World Cup. The two associations communicated their intention to UEFA, which immediately expressed its full support”, stressed the bodies led by Fernando Gomes and Luis Rubiales.

“The coordinating committee of Mundial2030, led by António Laranjo, will now include representatives of the Ukrainian delegation. The candidature of Portugal, Spain and Ukraine will meet the deadlines set for the submission of their specifications to FIFA. We believe that the world football family will support this initiative”, they concluded.