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FifaPresidentGianniInfantinogavetentativebackingtoajointWorldCupbidbyArgentinaandUruguayonMonday,suggestingthehistoryofthetwoSouthAmericannationsmadethemseriouscandidatestohostthetournamentin2030。

Infantino,electedtorunsoccersworldgoverningbodyinFebruary,wasspeakingduringavisittotheSouthAmericanFootballConfederations(CONMEBOL)headquartersinParaguay。

FifaheldonejointWorldCupinJapanandSouthKoreain2002buthassincecomeoutagainstfuturejointbids。

However,InfantinotoldCONMEBOLofficialsthathewasnotagainstco-hostingthetournament。

AnimportantthemeiswhethertheWorldCupcanbeplayedinmorethanonecountry,saidInfantino。

Fifahasbeenverymuchagainstajointorganisation。

Ipersonallysupportit。

2030isaveryimportantyearandhistorymustberespected。

UruguaywereawardedthefirstWorldCupin1930andbeatArgentina4-2inthefinal。

TheyalsowontheWorldCupin1950,upsettinghostsBrazilinthedecidingmatch。

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Argentinastagedandwonthetournamentin1978andeightyearslaterDiegoMaradonaledthemtotheirsecondtitleinMexico。

ThetwocountrieshaveonvariousoccasionsoverthepastfewyearsexpressedawishatbothFootballAssociationandgovernmentleveltostagethecentennialtournament。

CONMEBOL,whichthrewitssupportbehindInfantinoaheadofthepresidentialelection,hasbeenhardhitbytherecentFifacorruptionscandalwithitslastthreepresidentsandofficialsfromall10membernationsamongthoseindicted。