Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay have submitted a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
Uruguay hosted the competitors’s first ever match in 1930 and say they wish to deliver the World Cup “residence” when it celebrates its centenary.
“That is the dream of a continent,” stated Alejandro Dominguez, president of the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol).
Spain and Portugal have additionally introduced a bid to be joint hosts.
Uruguay beat Argentina within the closing to win the inaugural World Cup in 1930 and Dominguez was talking on the scene of that win – Montevideo’s Centenario Stadium.
“There will probably be extra World Cups, however the cup solely turns 100 one time, and it wants to come back residence,” added Dominguez.
Chile hosted the World Cup in 1962, whereas the match was held in Argentina in 1978.
“It’s proper for the World Cup to be hosted the place all of it started, 100 years later,” stated Ignacio Alonso, president of the Uruguayan Soccer Affiliation.
The 2022 World Cup will probably be held in Qatar whereas Canada, Mexico and the USA will probably be joint hosts in 2026.
Fifa plans to pick the 2030 host in 2024.
The UK and Republic of Eire soccer associations agreed in February to not bid for the 2030 World Cup and as a substitute deal with a joint try to host Euro 2028.