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Dec 18, 2022

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 makes football more global

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Arun Ranjit
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The curtain of the 22nd edition of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will come down on Sunday night December 18, 2022 after Argentina and France play each other on December 18- Sunday’s World Cup Final at the 80,000 capacitated Lusail Iconic Stadium.

The match will kick-off at 3 PM GMT–18:00 local time–20:45 Nepal time.

Inside and outside view of Lusail Iconic Stadium where FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 FINAL GAME and events are being held.

With only the final game left in the 22nd edition of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament, Qatar has succeeded in what it set out to do 12 years ago when the world soccer body– FIFA handed down the rights to host the World Cup in the Middle East.

Today, December 18 is Qatar National Day. And the final game of FIFA World Cup 2022 is also being held today–on December 18. So, December 18 coincides with the closing ceremony and final match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and Qatar National Day for 2022 will become a magnanimous affair that definitely adds festive flair in Qatar.

When Qatar won the bid to host the World Cup in 2022 the rest of the world could not believe that Qatar had capabilities to organize such a worthy, heavy and costlier event. But without allowing any criticism, though some disapproval was unjustifiable as said, Qatar succeeded in hosting one of the world’s biggest sporting events.

No doubt, Qatar has written a historic success story by organizing the FIFA World Cup 2022 which has been recorded as the most popular World Cup ever.

Thus, the President of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino has claimed that “the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is the best World Cup ever.”

“Qatar World Cup was very good in terms of spectators attendance, team management and other various aspects,” FIFA chief Infantino responded to the media.

Qatar became the first Muslim country ever to host the world prestigious sporting events has demonstrated a great success in all aspects from management to security, safety, infrastructure, sports and cultural events.

All the state-of-the-art sports stadiums built are masterfully engineered, innovative designs reflecting Qatari architecture, cultural heritage, and diverse ethnicities.

Qatari Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

In addition, in line with Qatar’s National Vision 2030, that are taking place under the helm of Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the construction of the Doha Metro, the expansion of Hamad International Airport, the development of road networks, creation of international level hotels, and many other infrastructural achievements including entertainment spaces show the international level of nation’s development.

Viewed from the other side of the coin, these up-to-the-minute infrastructures represent a delightful contribution to an economic renaissance for the country. It would be appropriate to say that “the Qatari Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s wise leadership turns all Qatari citizens’ dreams into a glittering reality with great and incomparable pride.”

No doubt, the World Cup Qatar 2022 could be a superlative occasion for millions of football fans from around the world to familiarize one of the Arabian Peninsula countries Qatar that is rich in petroleum and natural gas reserves exclusively, away from propagated delusions and partialities.

There is no doubt that Qatar’s contributions will be felt not only in Qatar, but in the Middle East region and the entire world too through the various ancillary cultural and amusement events.

Millions of people around the world are watching and enjoying the World Football carnival. Besides, Qatar had welcomed “fans of any gender, orientation, religion, race…” at the FIFA World Cup 2022 gave opportunity to millions of foreigners who celebrated during their stay in Qatar along millions of spectators of the world enjoying football was because of the wise visionary leader of Qatar that made the world shock showing ability to successfully hosting World Cup for the first time in the Middle East had challenged other mighty continents.

Of course, Qatar is a religiously strict country. International fans have been amazed by the Qatari hospitality.

Even though the World Cup has demonstrated “outstanding and remarkable” because the fans freely enjoyed inside and outside stadiums, full-fledged round-the-clock security and women referees played the football matches was an additional proof that made the name “Qatar” rolling off the tongues of all fans worldwide.

Though both the teams- South America’s Argentina won the World Cup in 1978 and 1986 and Europe’s France won the World Cup in 1998 and 2018, whoever team lifts the FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Sunday– also on the Qatar National Day, will add their names to a list of Hat-trick World Cup Winners.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino during a press conference ahead of the World Cup in Qatar. YouTube Image

“The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar has added admirable manifestations and played a big role in making football even more global,” FIFA chief Infantino acclaimed.

Witnessing the dusk of the World Cup and the dawn of the new era awaiting, it is sure that Qatar is able to host many other international sports events in future days.

Let’s hope, with the same level of success, the 2023 Asian Cup football will be a grand success.

Hats Off Qatar!!!