Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates with the FIFA World Cup trophy during the celebrations after an international friendly match between Argentina and Panama at Estadio Más Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti on March 23, 2023 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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The 2030 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Morocco, Spain, and Portugal, the world governing body of soccer announced Wednesday, with the three opening matches to be played in South America.
The tournament will be the first World Cup to be held across three different continents. Opening games will be held in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. All six hosting countries’ teams will be automatically qualified to compete.
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