Madrid, Spain is planning to launch a bid for

Euro 2028 and a meeting to discuss it was held by Spanish prime

minister Pedro Sanchez, FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Spanish

federation chief Luis Rubiales in Madrid.

The country has not held a major international football

tournament since the World Cup in 1982 and are considering also a

joint bid with Portugal.

Spain did have hopes for the World Cup in 2030, but they have

been put off with so many countries eyeing up the possibility.

Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay have already put forward their

candidature as a trio while so has Morocco.

Spain will have matches during 2020 with San Mames one of

the venues. The 2026 World Cup will be in Canada, USA and Mexico

while Euro 2024 will go to either Germany or Turkey with the winner

decided on 27 September, the Spanish MARCA newspaper reported.

Source: Oman News Agency