Spain and Portugal ratify agreement for 2030 World Cup bid

Luis Rubiales and Fernando Gomes, the presidents of the respective federations, put pen to paper in Lisbon

Gomes y Rubiales, en el José Alvalade
Gomes y Rubiales, en el José Alvalade | sport

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RFEF president Luis Rubiales and FPF president Fernando Gomes, ratified their agreement to bid for the 2030 World Cup together today in Lisbon. Spain and Portugal will be a contender to host the tournament.

"This agreement is an important step forward for the project of the federations, but also for the countries," said Rubiales. "Football, the sport, is a wonderful tool to inject strength and will to overcome in these moments of great difficulty.

"Few things generate more hope than the chance to organise a World Cup and we can't think of a better partner than Portugal. We go hand in hand with the Portuguese federation."

Spain face Portugal in a friendly on Wednesday night in Lisbon. 

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