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Major Link Soccer: Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay to bid for the 2030 World Cup

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A 2030 tri-bid, Pulisic’s goal, Schweinsteiger the sweeper.

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Soccer: 2016 Copa America Centenario-Argentina at Chile Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

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North America

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World

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The US/Canada/Mexico Tri-Bid is spawning another group to make a run with one as Argentina and the ‘Guays are going for the 2030 Cup. World Cup 2030: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay confirm joint bid – ProSoccerTalk

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The bid is for a proposed national-team league and the expanded FIFA Club World Cup. Mystery Consortium Is Said to Offer FIFA $25 Billion for Control of 2 Tournaments - The New York Times