Heat, humidity, sandstorms – Qatar’s stars have a lot to do.
The leagues are going to take a winter break, the fans are freezing themselves in the stadiums, and the Ski World Cup is getting more focused. This is what November usually looks like for football fans in Austria. But not in 2022! Next year, the football world is going to have a premiere. For the first time a world championship will be held in the winter. It will be hot not only because of the leading participating countries Brazil, Germany, France & Company – the venue Qatar also offers hot temperatures. In the deserts of the Persian Gulf, the thermometer rises to 30 degrees Celsius during the day and even in winter. In addition, it has a high humidity of up to 60 percent.
8 stadiums built, one disappearing
No cost or effort has been excluded in Qatar for the main event. Eight stadiums are being built specifically for the World Cup, six of which are already open. Mistake: An arena is only built for seven games and it will disappear again. The Ras Abu Aboud Stadium in Doha is made of 974 shipping containers made from recycled steel.
Flick: Players “want to be world champions”
Naturally, our German neighbors are among those who love the title. Coach Hansi Flick is the first country to secure a ticket to the final of the DFB-Elf qualifier. The team is hungry for victory: “Players like Kimmich, Goretzka, Mുള്ളller or Neuer want to be world champions. I know what’s ticking them,” Flick said, explaining the requirements. Ever since taking over the former Bayern coach, fans have been dreaming big again. Finally, Germany won the World Cup in Brazil in 2014, and now the fifth star should be in the chest.
Defending champions France and world champions Brazil want to prevent this. For Neymar & Company. This is about the sixth World Cup.
World Cup Review
Qualifying Group Winners: Denmark, Germany, France, Belgium, Serbia, Croatia, Spain, Switzerland, England
Qualifying for World Cup Playoffs: Scotland, Austria, Wales, Portugal, Czech Republic, Russia, North Macedonia, Sweden, Italy, Poland
First or second: Norway, Turkey and the Netherlands
There is still a chance to qualify for the top 2: Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia
Excluded ua: Luxembourg, Ireland, Azerbaijan, Greece, Georgia, Kosovo
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