During a summit on Friday in Varna, Bulgaria, national leaders of Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania discussed a possible bid to co-host the 2030 World Cup.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made the initial proposal in response to Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, who had said he would like the four nations to host a major sporting event within the next decade.
“I think it is worth discussing the proposal of Tsipras,” Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov told a joint news conference.
Bidding for the 2030 World Cup — which marks the event’s centenary — has not officially begun, but Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay are also looking to make a joint submission.
The 2030 hosts are not expected to be decided before 2022, when soccer’s biggest event will take place in Qatar.
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