Chile joins Argentina-Paraguay-Uruguay 2030 World Cup bid

Announced in October 2017, the joint bid had aroused Chile's interest in joining the trio, which was accepted

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera announced on Thursday that the country will join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in the bid to host the 2030 World Cup, following a high-level agreement to formalize the initiative.

"The presidents of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, of Paraguay, Mario Abdo, and of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, have agreed to submit a joint bid for the 2030 World Cup," the Chilean president wrote on Twitter, thus formalizing the country's in the joint South American bid.

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