The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Portuguese Federation (FPF) announced the appointment of the Portuguese Antonio Laranjo as infrastru
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Portuguese Federation (FPF) announced the appointment of the Portuguese Antonio Laranjo as infrastructure coordinator of the joint candidacy of both to organize the 2030 World Cup.
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Laranjo, who was the director of Euro 2004 that hosted Portugal, will assume his functions next January to coordinate the technical aspects of the project, which both countries confirmed last June in Madrid before the friendly match that Spain and Portugal played in preparation for the last European Championship.
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Fernando Gomes, president of the FPF, highlighted “the contribution” of Laranjo to the 2004 Euro and the subsequent construction of the Ciudad del Fútbol or the Athletes’ House, and Luis Rubiales, maximum president of the RFEF, praised his career “to be successful in this key project for the two federations and their respective countries”.