Víctor Francos: “We will be up to the task as the venue for the 2030 World Cup”

The president of the CSD celebrates news that is “really important for Spanish sport”


The president of the Higher Sports Council (CSD), Víctor Francos, celebrated this Wednesday the designation of Spain as organizer of the 2030 Soccer World Cup, along with Portugal and Morocco, after “constant work for many years”, certain that Spain will respond, as in other major international events it has already organized, to be “up to par.”

“It has been a discreet, constant, hard job. A job of many months, years, until reaching this moment. Now we have a very important job ahead of us, which is to meet the objectives that FIFA asks of us and comply with those dossiers that We have to complement being already elected in 2024,” said Francos after learning of FIFA’s decision.

The president of the CSD explained that Spain remains the only candidate, with Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay being awarded the inaugural matches of 20230 in a tribute to the centenary of the tournament. “No one is unaware that being the only candidate, it is now in our hands to host the 2030 World Cup,” he stated, certain of the Spanish response.

“The Government of Spain has had a firm conviction for this event from the first moment. We have demonstrated it, we demonstrated it with the 1982 World Cup and we have demonstrated it in other events such as the 1992 Games, World Athletics Championships and other major international events, that we are a serious country, that we know how to do things well and that when we are called upon, we rise to the occasion. This is what we are going to do and it is the commitment of this Government,” he added in a video published by the CSD.

On the other hand, the Higher Sports Council explained in an official note that “it will continue working together with the federations that will coordinate the development of the championship from collective responsibility and the spirit of collaboration, so that the organization of this sporting event, of such importance in the world, be ratified by FIFA at the end of 2024”.

“There is a firm commitment for the 2030 World Cup to be a great success for Spain and for the countries involved in the organization of this championship, leaving a unique global legacy,” he concludes, showing his “deep pride and enormous satisfaction for truly news.” transcendent for Spanish sport”.