Saudi Arabia, which has the ambition to become a stronghold of international football, announced its candidacy to host the 2034 World Cup on Wednesday, a few minutes after the announcement of the nomination of the six organizing countries for the 2030 edition. on three continents.
With this bid, the oil monarchy “plans to deliver a world-class tournament and will draw inspiration from Saudi Arabia's ongoing social and economic transformation, and the passion for football deeply rooted in the country,” he said. explained in a press release the Saudi Football Federation.
“The Kingdom's willingness to host the 2034 World Cup is a reflection of the overall renaissance it has achieved at all levels and levels, which has made it a center of leadership and an international interface to host the largest and most important global event, important global events in various fields, with the capabilities that the country possesses, economic components and great cultural heritage,” the statement added.