In a significant development, FIFA, the global football governing body, has officially announced Saudi Arabia as the host nation for the 2034 World Cup.
This historic revelation was made public on FIFA’s official website on Monday, October 31, 2023. Remarkably, Saudi Arabia emerged as the sole nation to submit a bid to host this prestigious international football event.
FIFA’s President, Gianni Infantino, confirmed this decision through a statement in which he declared that Saudi Arabia would have the honor of hosting the competition. In his own words, Infantino emphasized the unifying power of football, stating that it brings the world together like no other sport, making the World Cup the perfect platform to promote a message of unity and inclusion.
However, it’s important to note that FIFA has confirmed its commitment to overseeing a comprehensive bidding and evaluation process as part of this remarkable decision.