FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that the World Cup Qatar 2022 will be an exceptional edition, which will be held in eight world class stadiums close to one another. He added that this feature could allow fans to watch two or three matches a day. The FIFA chief also said he expects 1.5-2 million fans to visit Qatar for the World Cup and over five billion people worldwide will watch the matches.
Participating in a session called Countdown to the Greatest Show on Earth as part of Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg, Infantino said demand for ticket sales were high, with 23 million ticket requests in total and five million ticket requests for the final. “I think the whole country here, and more and more the whole region, is really tuning in for this World Cup…I’m now in this business for a couple of decades, I’ve never seen such a state of readiness of a big event like here. And we are getting ready now day by day, more and more, to welcome two million people here in Qatar,” he said.