10 Interesting facts about FIFA World Cup
Qatar is First Middle East and Muslim country to host FIFA World Cup 2022
one-third of the overall quantity of the ball named ‘Al Rihla’ which will be used for the matches in the World Cup was made by Pakistan
The World Cup 2022 commenced with the recitation of the verses of the Holy Quran (Holy Book of Muslims) from Surah al-Hujurat
Russia has been banned by FIFA to participate this time around because of its invasion of Ukraine.
The most expensive player in World Cup 2022, according to the Internet portal Transfermarkt, is Kylian Mbappe. His market value is €160Mln.
The most money paid for a ticket in the tournament is €48,802.
Most expensive World Cup ever :
The total spend by the host city is estimated to lie at around US$220 billion.
Qatar is the smallest host country on record.
First female referees at men’s World Cup :
Of 36 referees, three – Yamashita Yoshimi, Salima Mukansanga and Stephanie Frappart – are female.
No supply of alcohol in the stadiums