During a conference organized this Wednesday, October 13 in Jerusalem, Palestine, FIFA President Gianni Infantino addressed the subject of a possible organization of a World Cup by Israel, the United Arab Emirates and a group of other neighboring countries, to Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.
Indeed, the President of the International Football Federation Gianni Infantino took the opportunity of the said conference, to discuss with Naftali Bennett, the possibility of co-organizing the 2030 World Cup by Israel, the United Arab Emirates and a set of others. neighboring countries, reports the Team.
“During discussions between the two of us, the FIFA president launched the idea that Israel could host the 2030 World Cup with other countries in the region led by the United Arab Emirates,” said the Prime Minister Israeli in a statement.
FIFA President: “why not dream and think about it”
For his part, Gianni Infantino revealed: “I think that co-organizing is the future and therefore why not dream about it and think about it, whether at the senior, junior, for men or women level, because the FIFA World has this unique magic of bringing people together and uniting people, ”says the same source.
As a reminder, in 2020 many countries have nominated their relations with Israel, namely, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco, under the leadership of then-US President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, architect of this strategy.