Sales of tickets for the this year’s world cup in Qatar has hit 2.45 million with barely three months to the showdown. The world cup considered the zenith of football celebration in the world will take place between November 20 and December 18 this year, the first time it will holding within the last quarter of the year.
With less than 100 days before the tournament, World Cup fever is sweeping across the globe.
And according to Marca, Qatar, USA, England, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, France, Argentina, Brazil and Germany are the countries with the most ticket sales.
Also, the most popular games are Cameroon vs Brazil, Brazil vs Serbia, Portugal vs Uruguay, Costa Rica vs Germany and Australia vs Denmark.
This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab world, and the second World Cup held entirely in Asia after the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan.
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The tournament will be the last to involve 32 teams, with an increase to 48 teams scheduled for the 2026 tournament in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
Due to Qatar’s intense summer heat, this World Cup will be held from late-November to mid-December, making it the first tournament not to be held in May, June, or July; it will be played in a reduced timeframe of around 29 days.