A Qatari young man born with a rare disease that prevented the growth of the lower part of his body drew attention at the opening of the Qatar World Cup, accompanied by the famous American actor, Morgan Freeman.
Ghanem the key started the opening ceremony with the recitation of the Qur’anic verse: “O people, we created you from the remembrance and the female, and we have made you peoples and tribes to you.
Reactions followed the appearance of the key, who was appointed as an ambassador for the tournament, on social media, after his story inspired many who considered that he was a strong example of challenging disability.
Some spoke, after his appearance on Sunday, at the opening ceremony of him as “creative and” inspiring.
On Saturday evening, Ghanem Al-Muftah posted a picture of him on Twitter, commenting on it by saying, “Tomorrow,” indicating that he will be present at the opening of the 2022 World Cup.
— Ghanem Al-Muftah | Ghanim Al-Muftah (@g_almuftah) November 19, 2022
And she says His biography He was born on May 5, 2002, with a rare condition known as Caudal Regression Syndrome (CDS), a rare disorder that causes problems with the development of the lower body.
He said on many occasions that he refused to surrender to this disability, despite the huge challenge represented by his need for continuous treatment, but he was able to overcome it with “patience and positivity.” “I learned from my mother that there is no such thing as impossible,” he said.
He said: “There are those who say that I challenged my disability, but I say that I did not challenge my disability. Rather, I was able to coexist with it and not give in to it. Rather, I went on my way with great hope in life.”
His story inspired many people, and his Instagram account became followed by more than a million people.
He says that he wants to send through social media “positive messages that people with disabilities are capable of giving and active in society.”
Despite the challenge of the relationship, he plays games such as skiing, mountain climbing, football, swimming, basketball and swimming, and he was able to dive 18 meters into the seas.
and say Sport “helps me strengthen my muscles and rely on myself.”
Al-Muftah is currently seeking to obtain a university degree, majoring in political science, with the aim of joining the diplomatic service and representing his country.
During his teenage years, he was awarded the title of “Goodwill Ambassador” for Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), “Ambassador of Peace” for the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and an ambassador for the advertising campaign of the Qatar Financial Center.
He is also an entrepreneur, he owns an ice cream production company, and he hopes to expand it in the countries of the region.