The UK and Ireland had originally planned a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, but that has since been abandoned attributable to their hopes of securing the 2028 European Championships. They’re only competition to host the tournament comes from Turkey after Russia had their bid rejected by UEFA.
Whether Ronaldo competes his Portugal at one other major competition stays to be seen with Roberto Martinez confirming he plans to speak with the long-lasting forward soon. Martinez was confirmed as Portugal’s latest manager this week and his first press conference centred around questions on Ronaldo’s international future.
“Decisions are made on the pitch,” he said. “I do not make decisions within the office. I hope to contact all of the players.
“Cristiano Ronaldo is a player that makes the list. He has been within the national team for 19 years. “I hope we will sit down with him and create the most effective team. It is a day of great satisfaction, but tomorrow we’ll get right down to business.”