The Portuguese Football Federation were reported to have been in talks with their Spanish counterparts about the proposed idea, but Cavaco Silva does not see it as a realistic prospect.
"We have other priorities," he said. "When I was prime minister (from 1985 to 1995) the possibility of hosting a World Cup or Olympic Games reached the Portuguese government and at that time we showed some doubts."
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